Orthopaedic surgeon Mr Abbas Khan
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Foreign Office criticised over UK doctor's Syria death

The brother of a British doctor found dead in a Syrian prison has accused the Foreign Office of not doing enough to help him.

Abbas Khan, a surgeon from south London, was arrested in Syria last year after entering the country to help victims of the civil war.

The Syrian authorities say he committed suicide, but the UK Foreign Office says his death amounts to murder.

Lyse Doucet reports from Damascus.

  • 18 Dec 2013
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