Donate

Forum

Mon, Mar 25, 2013 -- 9:30 AM

Amnesty International Head Salil Shetty


Download audio (MP3)

Pedro Costa/AFP/Getty Images
Salil Shetty speaks during a press conference in Cairo on June 25, 2011
Pedro Costa/AFP/Getty Images
Salil Shetty speaks during a press conference in Cairo on June 25, 2011

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

Guests:

  • Salil Shetty, secretary general of Amnesty International

Become a KQED sponsor

Audio Archive

Episodes by Date

Calendar is loading...
Loading...

Be a Part of Forum

Do You Live in the Bay Area on Less Than $33,000?

Forum wants to hear your story as part of our Priced Out series

Follow us on Twitter

Twitter bird in blue

Stay updated on show topics, relevant articles, and easily submit your questions.