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Letter from Rebecca Hansen

Posted on February 11, 2015 at 11:10 PM

Lies and Broken Laws – the case of Karina Hansen

 

Two years ago today, the severely-ill ME patient Karina Hansen was forcibly removed from her home, committed to a hospital and denied visitors. For 2 years she has been held against her will and forced to undergo experimental treatment that is proven to harm ME patients . Karina is still not allowed to see her parents. The psychiatrists in charge of these forced research treatments, Nils Balle Christensen and Per Fink ...

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Skjoldans letter to 71-comitee

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Jakob Skjoldan, a lawyer who has taken up volunteer work with some of the patient organisations affected by the annexing to Functional Disorders, have written this letter to the §71-comitee who oversees forceful hospitalisations in Denmark, and the Parliamentary Health Board.


We were sent a translation of this letter, wich we are grateful for. However, the translation had some mistakes wich we h...

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Karina Hansen deserves a second opinion by an ME expert!

Posted on February 5, 2014 at 12:35 AM

No one should be stripped of their human rights because they are ill. We have a right to be treated with dignity and respect. We are all vulnerable when we become ill and enter the healthcare system. We must make sure that laws are enforced and human rights are respected for all people.

 

Karina Hansen is a 25-year-old Danish woman with severe ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis).  ME is a neuroimmune illness with the defining characteristic of post-exertional mala...

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Danish Media Attention

Posted on August 10, 2013 at 3:45 AM

We are excited to announce that articles in two Danish newspapers about Karina Hansen have been published today! :D

One is a local newspaper (Dagbladet Holstebro-Struer), the other is a national newspaper (Berlingske Tidene).

We are excited that progress i...

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