Monthly Archives: October 2019

Contaminated Blood: Shameful and divisive double standards on widows/widowers pension from government and Infected Blood Inquiry

Shameful inequalities continue between what Contaminated Blood widows/widowers are paid in England and others parts of the UK compared to the much higher payments in Scotland (Image, Dhaka Tribune) Why do Scotland and Westminster governments have such shameful double standards … Continue reading

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Pakistan: Human rights campaigners successful in fighting for PHC to nullify ‘action in aid of civil power’ ordinance

Amina Masood Janua one of the signatories on the letter who campaigns on human rights in Pakistan (Image Amnesty USA) Several campaign groups in Pakistan have been successful in their fight to have  the provincial government’s “Action in Aid of … Continue reading

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Contaminated Blood: UK authorities ignored warnings of higher hepatitis risk in US factor concentrates PRIOR to importation

“Hepatitis was allowed, and I want to underline the word allowed, to exist in the American blood supply unaddressed for 4 decades, really 5” US haemophilia campaign the late Corey Dubin (Image via Vimeo) Thousands of UK haemophiliacs born with … Continue reading

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