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Head of Amnesty International Outlines Mission for SUNY Buffalo students

By Joyce Kryszak

Buffalo, NY – The Secretary General for Amnesty International, Irene Khan, was in Buffalo last week. She spoke with UB students about the organization's latest efforts to halt human rights abuses. As the first woman to lead Amnesty International, Khan is shining a brighter light on women's human rights violations. WBFO's Joyce Kryszak talked with her about some of the challenges and the victories.

The demure, petite Asian woman speaks in soft tones. But her words and her message are unmistakable. The world should not tolerate atrocities against those who are most vulnerable - even in the name of national security. Her work garnered her the Sydney Peace Prize and has made the focus of Amnesty International more inclusive with a strong focus on women's human rights.

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