About: Salil Shetty

Amnesty International campaigners at a Berlin protest against mass surveillance in 2014
Technology 03-07-2015

Amnesty International: Surveillance exploding in Europe

There's a worrying trend towards increased surveillance in Europe, says Amnesty International adviser Tanya O'Carroll.
Salil Shetty

Amnesty chief: Roma children face racism in Czech Republic

Roma children in the Czech Republic are consistently discriminated against in schools due to the Czech government’s longstanding failure to address prejudices within the society, says Salil Shetty, the Secretary General of Amnesty International, in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV Czech Republic.
Roma girls

Amnesty decries Czech discrimination against Roma students

The Czech Republic systematically discriminates against Roma students, according to Amnesty International. EURACTIV Czech Republic reports.

Amnesty: Europe’s response to Syria is ‘pathetic’

While the Syrian refugee crisis rages, and migration is at the top of the EU’s human rights concerns, Amnesty’s Salil Shetty visited Brussels to call on EU leaders to take action. “Europe’s pledge of 14,000 places for resettlement and humanitarian admission of Syrian refugees is not a serious one,” Shetty said in an interview with EURACTIV.