By John Lee.
Passengers arriving in Lebanon on flights from are reportedly being forced to receive oral polio vaccinations.
Writing in Rudaw, Judit Neurink says “these forced immunization boosters are a human rights violation, as they breech the integrity of one’s one body. More importantly, it discriminates against and scandalizes a whole population already plagued by war and its effects.”
Earlier this week, the United Nations announced that Iraq has been polio-free for the past year.
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