KEI protests USTR opposition to WTO LDC permanent drug patent waiver
On Wednesday, October 14, 2015, KEI staff and members of Public Citizen's Global Access to Medicines team demonstrated outside of the White House and USTR, urging the administration, especially USTR and Ambassador Michael Froman, to support a request for a permanent drug patent waiver for Least Developed Countries (LDCs) at the WTO.
Below are images from the protest action, also available in higher resolution here. And, yes, you can use these photos under any creative commons or wikimedia license.
A list of KEI blog posts, news articles, and other commentary on the LDC request was posted on October 15 to KEI's website.
Gravestones representing the millions of people who will die if the waiver request is not granted, placed in the ground in front of USTR.
Demonstrating at USTR.
Demonstrating at the White House.