Montreal's International Forum
Salil Shetty
Salil Shetty Secretary General, Amnesty International The Evolution of Information Technology and Human Rights Around the World March 30, 2011
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In our times, the overwhelming, daily, […] information appeals for our attention through the very expending array of media channels. 


The new information technology is changing the way to inform and to be informed, as the recent crises in the Arab world have clearly shown. Some observers even talked of Facebook and Twitter revolution. Certainly, strategic planning of the defense and promotion of human rights must now use the modern network and telecommunications services. In the context of Amnesty International’s 50th anniversary, Mr. Shetty will talk about the crucial role played by new media in the global campaign by this leading organization of human rights in over 150 countries and territories.

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