Mon, Mar 25, 2013 -- 9:30 AM
Amnesty International Head Salil ShettyDownload audio (MP3)
Salil Shetty grew up with activist parents in India in the 1970s, and he has followed in his family's footsteps. He now heads Amnesty International, the human rights organization that calls attention to the plight of war refugees, political prisoners and others at risk around the world. Salil Shetty joins us to talk about how the group is dealing with rape in India, massacres in Syria and other international issues, as well as its continued call to release prisoners from Guantanamo Bay.
Host: Thuy Vu
- Salil Shetty, secretary general of Amnesty International