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16 May 2016

USA: Pfizer imposes controls to prevent use of its products for lethal injections

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14 May 2016
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Author: Tagesschau

Der Pharmariese Pfizer unterbindet den Einsatz seiner Medikamente bei Hinrichtungen in den USA. Für bestimmte Produkte, die bei Exekutionen mit Giftspritzen genutzt werden oder deren Nutzung von Bundesstaaten erwogen wird, gelten nach Konzernangaben...

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10 March 2016

USA: So. Carolina considers law to hide identity of firms that sell death penalty drugs to the state

Author: John Monk, The State (So. Carolina, USA)

"Controversial bill proposed to get stalled SC executions back on track", 6 Mar. 2016...

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28 November 2015

WPP accused of "whitewashing" Egypt's human rights record

Author: Chris Green, Independent [UK]

"World's largest advertising company accused of 'whitewashing' Egypt's human rights record", 20 November 2015...

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14 September 2015

USA: Becton Dickinson product on list of death penalty drugs used by Alabama - company says it forbids distributors selling it to prisons

Author: Tim Lockette, Anniston Star (USA)

"Drug company named in lethal injection case", 1 Sep 2015...

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31 August 2015

Largest Dutch pension fund exits Mylan over death penalty concerns

Author: Reuters

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23 October 2014

DJE Kapital pulls US$70 million investment in pharma firm Mylan over supply of drug for death penalty in Alabama

Author: Tracy Connor, NBC News (USA)

"Drug Maker Mylan Takes $70 Million Hit in Battle Over Lethal Injection", 21 Oct 2014...

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5 May 2014

Brunei: Boycott grows in US hotel owned by Brunei Investment Agency over harsh punishment for gay sex & adultery in new Penal Code – includes CEO’s statement

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5 May 2014

Hotel Boycott Grows Over Brunei Penal Code

Author: Michael Cieply, New York Times

The response…to the planned imposition of Islamic law in Brunei, with extreme penalties for adultery and gay sex, has become more pointed…as two Hollywood-related charities moved events from the Beverly Hills Hotel, which is owned by the Brunei...

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8 April 2014

Documents reveal extent of Shell and Rio Tinto lobbying in human rights case [UK]

Author: Owen Bowcott, Guardian (UK)

The extent of lobbying conducted by Shell and Rio Tinto in seeking legal support from the UK government to dismiss allegations of human rights abuses has been revealed…The documents relate to two…court cases against the firms at the US supreme court...

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