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--- Bert Gedin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > Dear Tom & List, > > It may be very useful to lobby Amnesty > International, esp. as you have > unique knowledge, in these matters. And for others > too. Personally, I have > reservations about AI. Whilst I certainly wouldn't, > as some dismiss the > organisation out of hand (I am a member), I really > do wonder if, re. > sanctions on Iraq, AI didn't keep an unduly low > profile. They would say, so > I believe, that sanctions were outside their remit. <snip> They are far from being outside their remit! Amnesty International's vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Article 3. Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person. Alun Harford __________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? The New Yahoo! Search - Faster. Easier. Bingo. http://search.yahoo.com _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk