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Human Rights panel seeks clarity on govt.’s stand on compulsory license.

Source(s): FRPT- Chemical Snapshot. 4/19/2016, p18-20. 3p.

Abstract: The article reports that Indian human rights body National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked for a report from government of India on the allegation that it gave verbal assurances to turn down compulsory license (CL) applications to produce the ...

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BMI Research: Algeria Oil & Gas Report: Business Environment.

Source(s): Algeria Oil & Gas Report. Q2 2008, p30-34. 5p.

Abstract: The article describes the business environment in Argentina. In terms of legal framework, it is stated that the Argentine legal systems is a mixture of U.S. and Western European legal systems. It is noted that although the current government has a good...

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Featured Country.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Political Intelligence Briefing; 10/12/2016, p2-7, 6p

Abstract: The article discusses how Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos is pushing for peace process when citizens rejected peace accord with Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in national referendum. It mentions that Colombian President Juan Manue...

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Solitary Confinement and Mental Illness Among Prison Populations.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Victimization of the Elderly & Disabled; Sep/Oct2015, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p33-46, 4p

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Abstract: The article discusses the impact of solitary confinement on prison inmates. Topics include suicide by prisoner Kalief Browder after suffering violence by inmates and prison guards and solitary confinement; abuse of mentally ill detainees and inmates by...

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Political Conditions.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Vietnam Country Review; 2001/2002, p12, 4p

Abstract: Provides an overview of the political conditions in Vietnam in the late 1990s. Changes in two of the top three positions in government in late 1997; Communist Party's launch of a campaign of criticism and self-criticism among its members in May 1999; ...

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Democratization and Human Rights.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Congressional Research Service: Report; 11/20/2013, p29-37, 9p

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Abstract: The article focuses on the goal of U.S. policy to foster democratization and respect for human rights in the Central Asian region. It notes that all leaders of the region have declared their support and commitment to democratization. It highlights a te...

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Overview of U.S. Policy Concerns.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Congressional Research Service: Report; 11/20/2013, p1-7, 7p

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Abstract: The article presents an overview of U.S. policy concerns pertaining to the Central Asian region. It highlights the signing of the FREEDOM Support Act in 1991 which authorized aid to support conflict amelioration, humanitarian needs, and democracy in th...

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U.S. Sanctions Intended to Support Democratic Change in Iran or Alter Iran's Foreign Policy.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Congressional Research Service: Report; 1/10/2013, p32-36, 5p

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Abstract: The article discusses trends in U.S. policy regarding sanctions that aim to change Iran's foreign policy or promote democratic change in Iran. It mentions the trend in legislation and Executive Orders to better enable democracy activists in Iran to com...

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Global Security Contingency Fund (GSCF): Summary and Issue Overview.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Congressional Research Service: Report; 8/1/2012, preceding p1-12, 15p

Abstract: The article presents basic information on the Global Security Contingency Fund (GSCF) legislation starting with a brief discussion of its legislation and a summary of the legislation's provisions. GSCF concept originated from a long-standing perception...

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Country Risk Summary: BAHRAIN.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Middle East Monitor: The Gulf. May2004, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p9-9. 1/3p.

Abstract: Human Rights Watch has criticized the government's reported arrest of anti-torture activist Abdel Rauf al-Shayef, head of the Committee of Martyrs and Torture Victims, an NGO which had been planning to organize a demonstration during the high-profile F...

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