Event Title

“Medical treatment” at Pristina Hospital of 30 albanians injured persons in Dubrava prison during the period 19-22 May 1999

Session

Medicine and Nursing

Description

The horror experienced by the 30 wounded in Dubrava Prison from 19.05.1999 until release from Pristina Hospital which then continued in Serbian prisons. The study involved 30 patients injured in Dubrava Prison from 19-22 May 1999. Their hospitalization was performed at the Pristina Hospital at the Vascular Surgery Clinic from 26.05.1999-08.06.1999. They stayed in the hospital 1-15 days and then they returned to prison again. Their average age was 32.4 years, The youngest was 17 years old The oldest was 50 years old Two patients had no birthdays in the hospital admission protocol. Of the 30 Albanian wounded, two died during hospitalization and another, after being released from the hospital was then sent in Serbia’s prison where he died after 11 days. Injuries were various: explosive wounds, scapular injuries and injuries from beatings by various means. The aim of this paper is to present the maltreatment, medical and institutional non humanism of the Serb state by violating every human right of the wounded persons in prison as well as those of the patients in hospital.

Keywords:

Terror in Dubrava prison, Albanian injured, hospital treatment, guards and Serbian police.

Session Chair

Besnik Elshani

Session Co-Chair

Ilir Ahmetgjekaj

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-550-19-2

Location

Pristina, Kosovo

Start Date

26-10-2019 11:00 AM

End Date

26-10-2019 12:30 PM

DOI

10.33107/ubt-ic.2019.290

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“Medical treatment” at Pristina Hospital of 30 albanians injured persons in Dubrava prison during the period 19-22 May 1999

Pristina, Kosovo

The horror experienced by the 30 wounded in Dubrava Prison from 19.05.1999 until release from Pristina Hospital which then continued in Serbian prisons. The study involved 30 patients injured in Dubrava Prison from 19-22 May 1999. Their hospitalization was performed at the Pristina Hospital at the Vascular Surgery Clinic from 26.05.1999-08.06.1999. They stayed in the hospital 1-15 days and then they returned to prison again. Their average age was 32.4 years, The youngest was 17 years old The oldest was 50 years old Two patients had no birthdays in the hospital admission protocol. Of the 30 Albanian wounded, two died during hospitalization and another, after being released from the hospital was then sent in Serbia’s prison where he died after 11 days. Injuries were various: explosive wounds, scapular injuries and injuries from beatings by various means. The aim of this paper is to present the maltreatment, medical and institutional non humanism of the Serb state by violating every human right of the wounded persons in prison as well as those of the patients in hospital.