Steve Biko, medical student leader of the South African “Black Con-sciousness Movement,” was arrested on August 6, 1977, and died on September 11 as a result of police beatings. Biko was seen by two dis-trict surgeons who were later accused of failing to render adequate atten-tion. At the time these doctors were defended by the Medical Association of South Africa and the South African Medical and Dental Council. One of the two continued to practice as a district surgeon in the Port Eliza-beth region ... [Book Review]

In Neil Arya & Joanna Santa Barbara (eds.), Peace through health: how health professionals can work for a less violent world. Sterling, VA: Kumarian Press. pp. 1111 (2008)
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