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August 29, 2010

A word from the faithless and accursed

PressTV/Mouth of Sauron: Amnesty International rebukes Canada's human rights violations, i.e. defunding NGOs like Amnesty International.

Amnesty International's new secretary general has sharply criticized the Canadian government for its "serious" human rights violations. Salil Shetty told the CIVICUS World Assembly on Citizen Participation on Monday that Amnesty International is increasingly concerned "about the serious worsening" of Canada's human rights approach.

"There is a real shrinking of democratic spaces in this country... Many organizations have lost their funding for raising inconvenient questions," AFP quoted Shetty as saying.

Also, something about boy band member Omar Khadr.

In related news: Salil Shetty needs a swift kick in the nuts.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at August 29, 2010 09:47 AM