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20 April 2017

Commentary: Big pharma sends powerful message to stop its drugs being used for executions in the US

Author: Maya Foa, Reprieve, on Guardian (UK)

"Can big pharma stop the Arkansas mass executions?", 16 Apr 2017...

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20 April 2017

USA: McKesson becomes 1st company to sue US state to stop its drug being used in executions

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18 April 2017

Bahrain: Human rights campaigners urge Formula One Group and sponsors to cancel Grand Prix over government crackdown on opposition

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17 April 2017

USA: Fresenius says Nebraska should not have been able to obtain company's drug for death penalty use

Author: Grant Schulte, AP (USA)

Company: Nebraska shouldn’t have gotten death penalty drug, 13 April 2017...

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14 March 2017

Lawsuit by locals impacted by Metal Refinery (EPZ) operations

Author: Olel, Onyango, Ingutiah Advocates (Kenya)

"Lawsuit against Metal Refinery (EPZ)" [Lawsuit by and on behalf of those adversely impacted by the alleged operations of Metal Refinery (EPZ) operations. It is alleged that some died due to lead poisoning while others suffer from respiratory diseases]

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8 August 2016

Virgin founder Richard Branson decries human rights abuses surrounding Philippine President Duterte’s war on drugs

Author: Richard Branson, Virgin Group

“Duterte’s war on drugs is not the answer”, 4 Aug 2016...

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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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