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The US has faced numerous issues involving prescription drugs, especially with rising costs and accessibility of life-saving and required medications. One class action lawsuit (Wilkins et. al. v. Genzyme Corporation (n/k/Sanofi) against Genzyme (now owned by and known as Sanofi, the eighth largest pharmaceutical company in the world) alleges the company intentionally misled patients with [...]

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UK Foreign Secretary David Cameron announced on Wednesday that sanctions will be imposed on senior officials of the prison where the Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny was detained and later died. The sanctions on six individuals will include a ban from entering the UK and asset freezes. The UK is the first country to impose [...]

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Amnesty International (AI) issued a statement Monday urging Ethiopian authorities to stop using the country’s state of emergency as a way to “silence peaceful dissent” by arbitrarily detaining politicians and journalists critical of the government. The state of emergency, originally imposed for six months in August 2023 under Article 93 of the Ethiopian Constitution, granted [...]

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The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Monday called for a thorough investigation into the deaths of at least 10 people from a shooting that occurred in Tripoli. The victims included two members of the Stabilization Support Apparatus (SSA): Mohamed Fathi Shanish and Musab Al-Mukhtar Al-Dabaa. The SSA is an armed faction in [...]

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Protesters in Indonesia took to the streets on Friday to demand the electoral authority stop former army general Prabowo Subianto, who is accused of committing human rights abuses, from taking office as the next president amid allegations of electoral fraud. Indonesia held elections on February 14, 2024. Prabowo Subianto, the current Minister of Defense under [...]

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The Committee to Protect Journalists on Friday called for the Myanmar government to investigate the killing of journalist Myat Thu Tan and prosecute the perpetrators. The journalist’s body was reportedly found buried in a bomb shelter in a Rakhine State military camp. His body, bearing signs of torture, was found along with six other political detainees. Since [...]

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JURIST Editorial Director Ingrid Burke Friedman and JURIST Assistant Editor Samara Baboolal contributed to this report. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday ordered Israel to implement a set of provisional measures aimed at preventing the genocide of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip as Israel appears to be preparing a ground invasion of Rafah. [...]

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Alexei Navalny, a leading opposition figure in Russia, died in an Arctic prison colony, federal authorities said Friday. Navalny “felt unwell after taking a walk, and began to lose consciousness almost immediately. All necessary resuscitation efforts were made, and did not yield results. Doctors immediately pronounced the convict dead,” said a statement issued by Russia’s [...]

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