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

Document Type : Letter to Editor


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


Main Subjects

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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Volume 7, Issue 11
November 2018
Pages 1070-1072
  • Receive Date: 03 July 2018
  • Revise Date: 16 August 2018
  • Accept Date: 18 August 2018
  • First Publish Date: 01 November 2018