Wednesday, May 18, 2011

From Binayak Sen's 2011 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights acceptance speech

"India is considered around the world as a rapidly developing country. But eight Indian provinces alone have more poor people than 26 African nations put together.

"As a physician what concerns me is that such absolute poverty among such large numbers of people really translates into a major health disaster the proportions of which can only be called genocidal."

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