United States bio-imperialism

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Tuskegee All Over Again in Uganda
Citizens for Responsible Care & Research, a Human Rights (CIRCARE), press release, 24 April 2000. American university researchers are defying universal, codified medical ethics standards—claiming they don't apply to Africans. Unethical medical experiments are being conducted on unwitting, destitute African patients by Federally funded researchers.
USAID Launches Biotechnology Initiatives with Africa: programs foster improved regulation, research, development
By Merle D. Kellerhals, Jr., Office of International Information Programs, U.S. Department of State, 2 March 2001. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched initiatives to implement agricultural biotechnology throughout Africa. Aims to facilitate regulatory approvals, introduce technologies, and private sector investment in Africa.
India outraged as US company wins patents on rice
By Luke Harding, The Guardian (London), Thursday 23 August 2001. The patent office allowed it to register three hybrid versions of basmati rice. Bismati rice has been growing for centuries in the foothills of the Himalayas and has been a major Indian export.
Harvard genetic research in rural China
Alliance for Human Research Protection (AHRP), Press Release, 2 October 2003. Report of Harvard School of Public Health genetic experiments in rural China in 1999. Complicity of local officials.
Bioprospecting: Corporations profit from indigenous genes
By Jeff Shaw, In These Times, 25 November 2003. Human cells are taken without consent, are patented, and are valuable. Native people [unlike capitalists] tend to feel that life is sacred. Private companies are the most active gene hunters, but avoid strict federal regulatory and oversight guidelines. Native peoples rarely benefit.