UN Committee Decries Racial Discrimination in Global COVID-19 Vaccine Access
Germany, Switzerland, UK, and US Called to Account for Not Supporting a Comprehensive Waiver of Intellectual Property and Mandating Pharmaceuticals Transfer Technology.
Patents: Life Is Not a Commodity
The economic perspective that has been imposed on accessing life-saving technology faces us with a new global division between vaccinated and unvaccinated countries. A waiver on intellectual property could eliminate unequal access to vaccines and shortages.
COVID-19 Patent Waivers Are Urgent to Prevent Greater Catastrophe
A global response that recognizes vaccines as a common good of humanity is urgent. The temporary suspension of patents is a mandatory step to massively produce the supplies necessary to face the pandemic in the world and guarantee the right to health and life in all countries.
New Book on Human Rights During the Pandemic
POST is our latest contribution to analyzing how Covid-19 has critically affected human rights, heightening existing factors of previous situations of violations in a rapidly transforming panorama.
Covid-19 and Surveillance: Protecting Our Rights
During the pandemic, the sharp increase in state surveillance in Argentina has been marked by a lack of transparency regarding the methods used or the destination of the information collected. This opens the door to human rights violations in terms of freedom of expression, right to assembly and to privacy.