Scientific Freedom key to Human Rights

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    AAAS News,  30 July 2013

    by Ginger Pinholster

    Scientific Freedom and Cross-Border Cooperation Underlie Core Human Right

    Panel at the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition Meeting,  July 11-12, 2013

    International Scientific Cooperation and Article 15

    Moderator Sharon H. Hrynkow of the Global Virus Network, along with panelists:

    Frank William La Rue, United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression;

    Herman Winick, a retired physicist with the Stanford University Department of Applied Physics, now focuses on supporting the Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME);

    and E. William Colglazier, science and technology advisor to the U.S. Secretary of State.