Human Rights

Eric Lee campaigns for AI board; says “Amnesty has lost its way”

Amnesty International members in the UK who have been disturbed by the organization’s suspension of Gita Sahgal, and its obsession with Israel while virtually ignoring countries with far worse human rights records, have three choices:

–Hope that things will change for the better.

–Quit in disgust.

–Remain a member while working to change things from the inside.

To his credit, Eric Lee (of LabourStart) has chosen the third option. He is seeking election to the board of Amnesty UK and has set up a website to promote his campaign.

Eric is strongly devoted to AI’s founding principles and wants to help the organization return to them. Read his post Amnesty has lost its way — and what we can do about it.