Iraqi gays – the unnoticed victims

Since the invasion of Iraq six years ago, the treatment of Iraqi gays has steadily diminished. Under Hussein, gay men were largely ignored. While they didn’t have many rights, they also weren’t hunted down and killed as is happening today. With the religious extremism that has been brought forth by the civil war in Iraq, …

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Brazil breaks patent on HIV drug

After reading the article below, I’m having trouble deciding if this is a good thing or not. I understand why Brazil did it, but what impact will this have on the willingness of pharmaceutical companies to develop medications? We’ll have to wait and see. Brazil breaks patent on HIV drug – Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/s/po/20070505/co_po/brazilbreakspatentonhivdrug