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Saudi Arabia: Shia Minority Treated as Second-Class Citizens, HRW reports.

The Saudi government should end its systematic discrimination against its Ismaili religious minority, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Human Rights Watch called upon the government to set up a national institution empowered to recommend remedies for discriminatory policies and responding to individual claims.The 90-page...

Sep 22, 2008, 4:27 PM
First Arab Human Genome

An international consortium consisting of Saudi Biosciences, Beijing Genomics Institute, and CLC bio have in a joint effort performed an initial sequencing and analysis of the first Arab human genome, as part of a large project to sequence 100 Arab human genomes to map the unique genetic variations of the Arab population.

Sep 19, 2008, 1:50 AM


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