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December 18, 2006

Background information resources for Libya HIV case

Filed under: HIV,Justice,Libya,Uncategorized — admin @ 5:45 pm

The verdict in the Libya HIV death penalty trial is expected to be announced tomorrow. Here are a few information resources that may be useful if you are blogging or writing about the trial.

The Council of Europe has a good and succint factual account of the case and the human rights violations.
This blog also has a resource page for the trial providing other background, and links to key media Editorials. This WSJ account by Judy Miller, who visited the prisoners recently, is also well worth a read.
ScienceBlogs has considerable coverage.
Nature has a special focus with free access to articles about the trial.
A selection of recent media and blog articles are bookmarked here.
European efforts to help the affected children are described here.

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