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Irene Khan

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Irene Khan's Biography

Irene Zubaida Khan (born 24 December 1956) is a Bangladeshi human rights activist. She was the seventh Secretary General of Amnesty International until her resignation on 31 December 2009. She was appointed as a member of the Charity Commission of England and Wales on 1 January 2010 but resigned after a controversy over post-retirement payoffs from Amnesty International. Khan joined The Daily Star, a Bangladeshi newspaper, as consulting editor on 15 May 2010. She is the Chancellor of the University of Salford.

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Irene Khan News Stories

  • In Pictures: Lathmar Holi Hindu Festival

      News Source: The independent | over 1 year ago
    Ivy Lahon Ivy Lahon is Associate Picture Editor for The Independent and i and has been with the newspaper since 2004. Before joining the paper full time Ivy picture edited for The Guardian and Time Out and spent 2 years working with Amnesty
  • Africa: On International Women's Day, FAO/Ifad/WFP/IDLO Highlight Link ...

      News Source: All Africa | over 1 year ago
    On International Women's Day this year, the global community is focussing on how to eliminate and prevent all forms of violence against women and girls. In spite of the major role played by women in producing food and feeding their families, little
  • In Pictures: International Women's Day in India

      News Source: The independent | over 1 year ago
    Ivy Lahon Ivy Lahon is Associate Picture Editor for The Independent and i and has been with the newspaper since 2004. Before joining the paper full time Ivy picture edited for The Guardian and Time Out and spent 2 years working with Amnesty

Irene Khan Blogs

  • A battle on every front: how to fight violence against women

      Blog Source: ifad-un.blogspot.com | over 1 year ago
    The Director General of the International Development Law Organization, Irene Khan, opened by saying “For me, every day is women's day.” Khan talked about the inequality in her own culture where “law has not been on the side of women ...
  • Blogging is Free: Is Amnesty lite on human rights?

      Blog Source: www.bloggingisfree.com | over 1 year ago
    Irene Khan, ex Secretary General of Amnesty International. Meanwhile AII is running a Mental Health Campaign part funded by Atlantic Philanthropies that bears an uncanny resemblance to the government's rationale for its attempts to reduce ...
  • sony vaio 390: Global Development podcast: ending violence .....

      Blog Source: sonyvaio390.blogspot.com | over 1 year ago
    Liz Ford, deputy director of Guardian Global Development, chaired the debate and joined the line of Rome by Irene Khan, director of the Organization for the Development of International Law, which recently published a report calling radical ...

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