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Causal’ Blood Pressure Genes Found in the Human Kidney

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The FINANCIAL -- An international team of scientists led by The University of Manchester have discovered 179 kidney genes responsible for high blood pressure. High blood pressure, known as “silent killer”, is one of the most common human diseases and remains the key risk factor for strokes and heart attacks.…

OSCE Group of Friends made a statement about Russian Occupation of Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — On September 3, 2020, the meetings of the OSCE Permanent Council were resumed, where, at the initiative of the Georgian side, the launch of a large-scale military aggression by Russia against Georgia in 2008 and the occupation of the Abkhazia and Tskhinvali regions of Georgia were discussed. At the OSCE Permanent Council, a…

Georgian and Turkish officials meet to discuss human rights strategy

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The FINANCIAL — Representatives of the Administration of the Government of Georgia met with representatives of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Turkey and international experts to discuss issues pertaining to the development, implementation, and reporting of the National Human Rights Strategy and Governmental Action Plan. The meeting was organized by, and held at…

UK: Russia is responsible for violations of human rights in occupied regions of Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — The grave human rights situation in Georgia’s occupied territories is highlighted in the Human Rights and Democracy Report of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The annual report, published on 16 July 2020 on the official web-site of FCO, clearly highlights the sharp deterioration in the human rights situation. Meanwhile, The de facto…

Statement of The Interagency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence of the Human Rights Council on recent cases of femicide

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The FINANCIAL — To strengthen gender equality and empower women, the state is implementing a unified and coordinated policy. This policy prioritizes the elimination of all forms of violence against women, including domestic violence and sexual abuse, also seeking to ensure women’s economic empowerment, women’s increased participation in decision-making, including supporting their employment in public service,…