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Friday 24 Sep 2010

David Krieger [President, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation]: "In April 2009, President Obama went to Prague and spoke out for a world free of nuclear weapons. "I state clearly and with conviction," he said, "America's commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons." He indicated that [read more]

Monday 13 Sep 2010

Amy Pisani [Executive Director, Every Child By Two - Carter/Bumpers Champions for Immunization]: "In February of 2009 a special vaccine court exonerated vaccines in the debate over the causes of autism. The three Special Masters ruled that the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR), given in combination with thimerosal-containing vaccines, does not cause, [read more]

Sunday 12 Sep 2010

Richard Judelsohn [Medical Director, Erie County Department of Health]: "The most common question I get from parents and patients regarding vaccine safety is 'I heard on TV and read on the Internet that vaccines can damage the body. Is that true?' The first part of my response is to explain [read more]

Monday 6 Sep 2010

Delphine Perrin [Research Fellow, Migration Policy Centre/CARIM Project at the European University Institute]: "In July 2010, the death of a young man killed by gendarmes when he was trying to break a roadblock was followed by two days of riots by members of the gypsy community to which he belonged. [read more]

Monday 6 Sep 2010

Romana St. Matthew-Daniel [Press Secretary, International Bar Association Human Rights Institute]: "In its 2003 report on the administration of justice in Equatorial Guinea (Equatorial Guinea: At the Crossroads [PDF]) the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) uncovered little respect for the rule of law and separation of powers, torture, [read more]

Monday 6 Sep 2010

Sara Totonchi [Executive Director, Law Offices of the Southern Center for Human Rights]: "Wednesday, a federal judge upheld the murder conviction of Georgia death row inmate Troy Davis. This ruling followed an unusual evidentiary hearing that was ordered by the US Supreme Court to examine evidence of Davis' innocence. Despite [read more]

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