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Gita Sahgal

'Make Amnesty International See Reason And Make Amends'

Mar 23, 2010

People from across the world, including key human rights activists, public intellectuals and citizens groups have supported a global petition demanding public clarification and accountability from Amnesty International.

Human Rights And Wrongs

Mar 02, 2010 Satya Sivaraman

‘Why do human rights groups always rush to the defence of left activists attacked by the state but never criticise leftists for their violent actions?’


'A Kind Of Moral Bankruptcy'

'It is people like Gita Sahgal who are the true voices of the human rights movement; Amnesty and Begg have revealed, by their statements and actions, that they deserve our contempt'

'If It Lies To Itself, Can It Demand The Truth Of Others?

Feb 07, 2010 Gita Sahgal

' Amnesty International has sanitized the history and politics of the ex-Guantanamo detainee, Moazzam Begg and completely failed to recognize the nature of his organisation Cageprisoners'


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