Abu Faour meets a delegation from the Medical Errors Committee.
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Health Minister Wael Abu Faour Wednesday called for a doctor whose clinic he ordered shut a day earlier over his involvement in a sex slaves ring to "rot in prison".Meanwhile, Mount Lebanon Public Prosecutor Judge Claude Karam pressed charges against 26 individuals over involvement in the ring. Riad al-Alam's abortion clinic was shuttered by authorities Tuesday, days after he confessed to performing about 200 abortions on the 75 sex slaves recently freed by police in Jounieh, north of Beirut.Abu Faour continued, defending his decision to shutter Alam's clinic.Abu Faour said the human trafficking ring had been operating in "an economic and trade hub in Lebanon" for seven years in reference to Jounieh, and lashed out at the security forces for their negligence in different corruption files which have recently surfaced.Karam filed charges against nine Lebanese and 17 Syrians.
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