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28 September 2011
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Auteur: Zhuang Pinghui, South China Morning Post [Hong Kong]

Beijing is hailing its efforts in the crackdown on illegal food additives, with a senior food-safety official telling state media that more than 5,000 companies have been shut down and more than 2,000 people punished...So far this year, the authorities...

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14 September 2011
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Auteur: LeighAnne Manwarren, Blog of Legal Times [USA]

The American Bar Association Death Penalty Representation Project is giving three law firms its 2011 “Exceptional Service” awards, including...Arnold & Porter. Arnold & Porter has represented pro bono several death row clients...[including]...

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1 July 2011
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Auteur: Adam Gabbatt & David Batty, Guardian [UK]

Lundbeck will demand that US distributors sign an agreement stating that they will not make pentobarbital…available for prisons using it for lethal injections. The move comes after the UK banned the export to the US of pentobarbital and two other...

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29 June 2011
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Auteur: Al Jazeera

Indonesia is stopping all maids from going to work in Saudi Arabia after the beheading of a maid last week for murdering her allegedly abusive employer. The execution of 54-year-old Ruhati Binti Sapahi caused public outrage in Indonesia, prompting the...

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22 June 2011
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Auteur: Jakarta Post

A leading NGO on women’s rights, the Women’s Forum for Indonesia, has called for a moratorium on sending migrant workers to countries with whom Indonesia has yet to establish a workers protection accord. “The sending of migrant workers to other...

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8 June 2011
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Auteur: Peter Stanners, Copenhagen Post

Unwitting execution drug manufacturer Lundbeck met with human rights organisation Reprieve this week to discuss ways to prevent its anti-epilepsy [drug] being used on America’s death-row…[T]hree months after the company dismissed forcing distributors...

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8 April 2011
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Auteur: Reuters

An Indian company [Kayem Pharmaceuticals] that supplied an anesthetic used to execute murderers on death row said on Thursday it has stopped selling the drug for use in capital punishment as it goes against the "ethos of Hinduism."

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22 January 2011
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Auteur: Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times

The sole U.S. maker of the anesthetic used in executions announced Friday it would stop manufacturing sodium thiopental to prevent its product from being used to put prisoners to death. Discontinuance of the drug that has been in short supply...

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7 January 2011
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Auteur: Independent [UK]

[T]hree drugs used in the lethal injection process in Arizona had been shipped to the American state by the small business in London. An invoice…reveals that the company facing these allegations is Dream Pharma…The invoice indicates that on 28...

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6 January 2011
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Auteur: The Daily Mail [UK]

Lethal injections drugs used to carry out executions in the U.S. have been supplied by a British businessman, it emerged today. Mehdi Alavi runs his pharmaceutical company Dream Pharma from the Elgone Driving Academy in Acton, London. In September he...

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