Irene Khan

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Birthday
24, 1956
Birthplace
Sylhet, Bangladesh
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
24, 1956 (age 61)
Birthplace
Sylhet, Bangladesh

About

British Bangladeshi human rights activist who was the 7th Secretary General of Amnesty International and editor of The Daily Star.

Before Fame

She helped create the Concern Universal in 1977, which is an emergency relief organization.

Trivia

She was the subject of controversy after it was revealed that she had received £533,103 from Amnesty International following her resignation, which was almost four times her annual salary.

Family Life

Her uncle, Mahbub Ali Khan, was the chief of the Bangladesh Navy.

Associated With

Amnesty International, of which she was Secretary General, has come out in opposition to political figures like Rwandan President Paul Kagame.