Onder Ozkalipci, MD, is a Forensic Physician and Medical Expert for the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Dr. Ozkalipci has worked professionally on the subject of torture since 1990, beginning with the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey from1990-2003, then at Impact Positif in Geneva, 2004-2006. He has been with the IRCT since May 2007 as a consultant on Istanbul Protocol Implementation Projects, and is one of three coordinators and a co-editor of the UN Manual on the Effective Investigation and Documentation of Torture and Other Cruel Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment: the Istanbul Protocol. He has also served as a forensic medicine consultant for advancing the forensic documentation capacity of IRCT rehabilitation centers.

Dr. Ozkalipci has published several articles and book chapters on torture and was co-editor of A Medical Atlas on Torture, and has delivered trainings on documentation of physical findings of torture all over the world.

He has worked as a coordinator and trainer on Istanbul Protocol Implementation Projects in Mexico, Georgia, Serbia, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Sudan for the training of forensic doctors, prison doctors, judges and prosecutors, and also worked as forensic expert at exhumations in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1996 and 1997, as a consultant for PHR.

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