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WHO Validates China’s Sinovac Covid-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use

The World Health Organization has validated the Sinovac-CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, giving countries, funders, procuring agencies and communities the assurance that it meets international standards for safety, efficacy and manufacturing. The vaccine is produced by the Beijing-based pharmaceutical company Sinovac. “The world desperately needs multiple COVID-19 vaccines to address the huge access inequity…

Panic As US Congressman ‘Engel’ Calls for Magnitsky Sanctions on Human Rights Abusers In Uganda Ahead Of 2021 Elections

Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, have called on the Trump Administration to take immediate action to address a worsening human rights situation in Uganda prior to general elections next month. In his December 9, 2020 letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Engel…

UN Issues Statement On Uganda Over Brutal Murder Of Unarmed Protesting Civilians Ahead Of 2021 Elections

The United Nations Secretary General  Aantonio Guterres has called for restraint in Uganda in the run up to the elections. This follows reports of more than 45 killed in riots that came after the arrest of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi. Below is a full statement.. Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General – on…

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