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Davos and the bigger picture

Headline Title:  Davos and the bigger picture 24 January 2013 By Salil Shetty, Secretary General Amnesty International As business and government leaders gather for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos this week the issue no-one should ignore is global inequality – including from a human rights perspective. Countries like China, which have seen the highest economic growth, are seeing a spiralling disparity of wealth. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development found that in the wealthiest countries the average income of the richest 10 per cent of the population is…

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