UN ‘Joint Investigative Mechanism’ report on Khan Shaykhun proven inaccurate, politically biased

“The use of chemical weapons –an immoral and condemnable act anywhere, at any time, and under any circumstances.” ­–The Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 27 October 2017 Introduction Carl von Clausewitz (1780–1831) [1] meant that war is the continuation of politics by other means. Instead in this modern episode, politics acts as the continuation of…

Geneva Convention on war prisoners: No distinction between regular forces,“militias” or “voluntary” participants

By Prof. Marcello Ferrada de Noli, SWEDHR chair. Ukraine and the Democratic Republics of Donetsk and Luhansk should pursue a prompt solution for the prisoners exchange. From an international legislation perspective, the exchange of prisoners should not be viewed as an issue of war-behaviour primarily focused on the interests of the belligerent parties, but on…

SWEDHR Is An Independent Organization. Article in the Journal of the Swedish Medical Association

SWEDHR article published in ‘Läkartidningen’, Journal of the Swedish Medical Association, 9 June 2017 [English translation of submitted version. The Swedish version edited by Läkartidningen is found here]. SWEDHR is absolutely independent Sweden’s main newspaper Dagens Nyheter [DN] wrote on April 22, 2017, [1] that a report [2] from SWEDHR (Swedish Professors and Doctors for…

Statement by Swedish Professors & Doctors for Human Rights on misrepresentations referred in Veterans Today article on White Helmets

The site “Veterans Today” published an article with the title “Swedish Medical Associations Says White Helmets Murdered Kids for Fake Gas Attack Videos”. This formulation is utterly inaccurate and do not represent our position on the issue, neither what SWEDHR is as independent NGO organization of human rights, nor the conclusions reached by the doctors…

White Helmets Video: Swedish Doctors for Human Rights Denounce Medical Malpractice and ‘Misuse’ of Children for Propaganda Aims

SWEDHR Research & Reports. Vol 3., N° 58, 6 March 2017   By Prof Marcello Ferrada de Noli, SWEDHR chair. An examination of a White Helmets video, conducted by Swedish medical doctors, specialists in various fields, including paediatrics, have revealed that the life-saving procedures seen in the film are incorrect – in fact life-threatening –…

Fidel Castro gave to All Cubans the Human Right to Free Health Care

By Prof. Marcello Ferrada de Noli, chairman, Prof. Anders Romelsjö, vice-chairman, Dr. Lena Oske (board of directors), Dr. Leif Elinder, and Dr. Martin Gelin,                                   Swedish Doctors for Human Rights – SWEDHR. SWEDHR Research & Reports. Vol 2., N° 57, 30 November 2016   Several world leaders have paid respect to the late Mr. Fidel…