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Urgently waive intellectual property rules for vaccine

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The FINANCIAL -- Right to life, public health demand extraordinary cooperation, sharing. Governments should stop blocking a temporary waiver of some global intellectual property rules that will help boost global access to COVID-19 vaccines, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today ahead of a key World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting in Geneva on December 10, 2020.…

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Urgently waive intellectual property rules for vaccine

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The FINANCIAL -- Right to life, public health demand extraordinary cooperation, sharing. Governments should stop blocking a temporary waiver of some global intellectual property rules that will help boost global access to COVID-19 vaccines, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today ahead of a key World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting in Geneva on December 10,…

Karabakh: Amnesty International has verified the use of banned cluster bombs by Armenia

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Amnesty International has verified the use of banned cluster bombs by Armenia for the first time in the current Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, following an attack on the city of Barda in Azerbaijan.…

UK: Assange extradition hearing will be a key test for UK and US justice

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The FINANCIAL — US authorities must drop all charges against Julian Assange relating to his publishing activities, and UK authorities must reject the related US extradition request, said Amnesty International ahead of Julian Assange’s extradition hearing which resumes on Monday and is expected to last several weeks. The hearing will decide on the Trump administration’s…