Introduction- From 14-16 September 2005, New York City will host the 2005 World Summit, held at the United Nations (UN) headquarters, and attended by approximately 170 Heads of State and Government. It is the largest congregation of the world’s leaders in history and provides a rare historical opportunity to reach fundamental decisions concerning security, development and human rights.
1. Introduction- On 1 January 2005, the agreement on the Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (hereinafter TRIPS) came into force in Egypt, which is now bound by international law to implement its duties under this agreement in order to ensure full protection of intellectual property rights, including copyright, trademarks and patent rights.
Introduction- This report documents the arrests of Shi'a Muslims that have taken place between December 2003 and March 2004. Two of the victims of this crackdown, Mohammed el-Derini and Mohammed Omar, are still in detention as of this writing.