Trump’s Zero-tolerance Policy: Would a Political Response to a Humanitarian Crisis Work?

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1 School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2 HIV/STI Surveillance Research Center, and WHO Collaborating Center for HIV Surveillance, Institute for Futures Studies in Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

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Dear Editor,

Trump’s zero-tolerance policy for unauthorized border crossers makes zero sense.1-3 Numerous human rights organizations and news outlets have described the policy as “nothing short of torture” or “state-sanctioned child abuse” and called for immediate action from the international community.3-6... (Read more...)

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