Irene Khan Quotes

9 Irene Khan quotes:

"a courageous testament to his visionary commitment to fight injustice around the world."
Author: Khan Quotes Category: Commitment Quotes
"The definition of security must be broadened to encompass the security of people, as well as states. That means a commitment to human rights. That means recognizing that insecurity and violence are best tackled by effective, accountable states which uphold, not violate human rights,"
Author: Khan Quotes Category: People Quotes
"The international community has a critical role to play in preventing further deterioration of the human rights situation. They need to continue to pressure the government to respect human rights and to meet their obligations under international law - including by restoring basic freedoms such as the right to peacefully demonstrate."
Author: Khan Quotes Category: Community Quotes
"Over the past 10 years, systematic violations of U.N. arms embargoes have met with almost no successful prosecutions."
Author: Khan Quotes Category: Past Quotes
"Over a decade of conflict we have seen the human rights situation steadily worsening, with increasing numbers of civilian killings and injuries and, for a time, the highest number of reported 'disappearances' in the world."
Author: Khan Quotes Category: Conflict Quotes
"U2 have inspired and empowered millions with their music and by speaking out on behalf of the poor, the powerless and the oppressed."
Author: Khan Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"The people of Nepal have lived through far too much violence already. Without urgent action from the international community and all parties in Nepal, a new generation will grow up knowing nothing but bloodshed and conflict."
Author: Khan Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"I hate to call it crossfire, what the rapid action battalion attributes for the custodial deaths, as there must be two parties in any such incident. But the reality is the just found body of the victim."
Author: Khan Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"The fact that the USA, which was the world's main perpetrator for the execution of juvenile offenders, has now ended the practice should be a clear message to those remaining countries that execute children that this barbaric practice must stop."
Author: Khan Quotes Category: Execution Quotes

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