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Thursday, 25 December 2008 - 09:11

The state court in Cologne has rejected the case of the doctor Mathias Rath. Rath had accused the SWR (German TV channel) of false reporting in its prize winning documentary, “The Fall of Dominik”. Specifically, Rath claimed that the documentary’s assertion that the youth had “a gigantic tumor in his lung” was incorrect.

The court made it clear that the SWR and its codefendant, author Beate Klein of Report Mainz, observed the journalistic principal of due diligence, since they had oriented themselves on a postmortem report conducted at the behest of state lawyers, as well as on...

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Tuesday, 23 December 2008 - 17:52

Rulings and criticisms against Matthias Rath

The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASASA) has ordered Rath to withdraw his unsubstantiated claims following a complaint by TAC. 
http://www.tac.org.za/newsletter/2005/ns14_03_2005.htm#asasa
There are three ASASA rulings against Rath. They can be found here.

The British Advertising Standards Authority has forced Rath to remove his...

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Monday, 15 December 2008 - 11:06

In late November TAC reported on a national shortage of male latex condoms which threatened to undermine HIV prevention programmes over the holiday season. The condom shortage arose from delays in the national tendering process. TAC has been closely monitoring the situation over the course of the past few weeks. We are pleased to report that we have recently received confirmation from senior National Department of Health (NDoH) officials that the condom shortage has now been alleviated through the urgent importation of several million...

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Thursday, 11 December 2008 - 09:11

There has been a shortage of condoms nationwide...

 

 

There has been a shortage of condoms nationwide but it is disgusting to see young women using rings from female condoms as bangles and male condoms are being used by soccer players to tighten up their soccer socks but why???

Wednesday, 10 December 2008 - 16:02

The 16 days of activism were concluded at Nkanini, in Khayelitsha

 

 The 16 days of activism were concluded at Nkanini, in Khayelitsha by Treatment Action Campaign in collaboration with Simelela, where it was demonstrated by means of drama that rape and gender based violence can not be tolerated and it must be reported.     

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