Book Discussion on The Unheard Truth: Poverty and Human Rights

Irene Khan, secretary general of Amnesty International, talked about her book The Unheard Truth: Poverty and Human Rights (W.W. Norton &… read more

Irene Khan, secretary general of Amnesty International, talked about her book The Unheard Truth: Poverty and Human Rights (W.W. Norton & Co.; October 15, 2009). She argues that human rights and poverty are directly connected and that improving human rights around the world is necessary to eradicate global poverty which is perpetuated by corruption, disenfranchisement and other social ills. close

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Book Discussion on The Unheard Truth: Poverty and Human Rights

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Public Affairs Event
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Berkeley, California, United States
First Aired:
Jan 16, 2010
Last Aired:
Jan 18, 2010

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  • Jan 16, 2010 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 18, 2010 | 12:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
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