Because I look at things here through African lenses, it seems like people smoke a lot here. It is not like
WHO has 6 things it wants countries to do to curb smoking. And the strange thing is that some of these are proven to work though many places don’t use them.
1) “improve the quality of data on tobacco use”
2) Impose bans like in
3) Increase efforts to induce and help smokers quit
4) Large huge pictorial campaign warnings on cigarette packs
5) Complete ban on marketing (proven to work in 5% of world’s population that’s tried it; WHO says partial bans on advertising don’t work, I agree)
6) Higher taxes
So it’s strange. When I see it here, it always looks like a European thing to me. But I have to remember it originally came from the
One thing that is already evident is that the world is in a prosecuting frenzy with world leaders with crimes against humanity. It’s like it wasn’t done so much before, and then it somewhat erupted after
So Charles Taylor (you probably here about him now) is facing trial at the Hague right now; he’s a former head of Liberia (11 counts of war crimes in the 90’s during civil wars in Sierra Leone an Liberia). Fujimori (ex-pres
It’s also interesting because sometimes a country is unable or unwilling to try a citizen or former leader. In those cases international courts will step in, but even other countries have stepped in to prosecute crimes of leaders of other countries against other citizens. Some call it universal jurisdiction.
Even Maria Peron (you know her) is waiting to hear about
But some countries are not granting extradition.
I thought it funny that Qaddafi (I see his name spelled so many ways) of