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SUNS # 9284 Friday 12 February 2021
 
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Trade : Work begins on G90 proposals on improvements in S&DT provisions (PRIV)
(D. Ravi Kanth, Geneva)
The chair of the Doha trade and development negotiations, Ambassador Kadra Ahmed Hassan from Djibouti, has kick-started work on the ten unresolved issues raised by the Group of 90 developing and least-developed countries (G90) on the "efficient and effective implementation" of existing special and differential treatment (S&DT) provisions in the WTO agreements, negotiators told the SUNS.

Afghanistan : Alarmingly high rate of detainee torture allegations, says UN (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
Nearly a third of people detained for security- or terrorism-related offences in Afghanistan have experienced torture and ill-treatment while in custody, according to a United Nations report.

Opinion : When will the crisis in the Central African Republic end? (PRIV)
(IPS, Bangui)
Last October, an ICRC medical team helped a woman deliver a baby boy in the bush on their way to a health center we support in Grevai, a small town in the north-central region of CAR.


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