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September 23, 2009

AIDS protesters demand G-20 fund disease treatment

"PITTSBURGH (AP) - About 100 AIDS activists dressed in black are marching behind coffins in Pittsburgh, demanding the world's most powerful leaders help thousands worldwide who will die of the disease.

"Protesters say the Group of 20 is using the global financial crisis as an excuse to cut promised funding.

"They say some African nations are already running out of key drugs, and some clinics are taking people off HIV treatment."

Read more in WFMJ, September 22, 2009.