Posts Tagged ‘Amnesty International

15
Jul
09

On Air: Is it possible to have a moral army?

gaza soldiers
A group of Israeli soldiers say widespread abuses were carried out on civilians during their action in Gaza.

The soldiers are part of an organisation called “Breaking the Silence”.

Amnesty International has accused both Israel and Hamas of committing war crimes during the 22-day conflict.
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28
May
08

On air: Human Rights at 60. Whose rights? Whose responsibility?

On today’s show, the Secretary General of Amnesty International, Irene Khan, is joining us to talk about human rights. What they are, whether they are universal and if organisations like her own have an impact on our lives. She’s already in the news today, as Amnesty’s annual report has been released and it lambasts the world’s commitment to human rights. She’s written this post for you to read and respond to, so please do and you can talk with her live at 1700GMT. Leave your phone number if you want to come on air – we won’t publish it we promise. Here’s what Irene has to say…
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