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[Correspondence] How should the health-care community respond to human rights violations?

06 Jul 2019

The Editors1 drew on Human Rights Watch's World Report 20192 to warn about a range of human rights violations and their effect on health and also highlight a new-found momentum for resistance to these violations. I thank The Lancet for highlighting these issues and for the call to action, namely that resistance to such abuses should continue throughout 2019. Although many will agree that the health-care community have a part to play in fighting human rights violations, how we can be most effective in putting up such resistance and in pursuing social and political change are far more difficult questions.

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