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Irene Khan
Irene Khan 2003.jpg
Native name আইরিন খান
Born (1956-12-24) 24 December 1956 (age 62)
Dhaka, East Pakistan
(nou Bangladesh)
Naitionality Bangladeshi
Ethnicity Bengali
Eddication Law
Alma mater Varsity o Manchester
Harvard Law School
Thrift Consultin editor
Employer Varsity o Salford
Title Chancellor
Predecessor Professor Sir Martin Harris
Releegion Islam
Childer 1 dochter
Relatives Mahbub Ali Khan (uncle)
Wabsteid
www.irenekhan.org

Irene Zubaida Khan (born 24 Dizember 1956) is a Bangladeshi international human rights activist based in the Unitit Kinrick. She wis the seivent Secretar General o Amnesty International till her resignation on 31 Dizember 2009.[1][2] She wis appointit as a member o the Charity Commission of England and Wales on 1 Januar 2010 but resigned efter a controversy ower post-retirement payments she receivit frae Amnesty International.

Khan joined The Daily Star, a Bangladeshi newspaper, as consultin editor on 15 Mey 2010.[3] Syne 2009, she haes servit as the Chancellor o the Varsity o Salford.[4]

On 17 November 2011, she wis electit as the Director-General o the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), an intergovrenmental organisation based in Roum, Italy.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  2. "Irene Khan - Biography". Amnesty International. Archived frae the oreeginal on 10 Nov 2003. Retrieved 1 May 2012. [deid airtin]
  3. "Irene Khan joins The Daily Star". The Daily Star. 15 May 2010. Retrieved 14 May 2010. 
  4. "Amnesty International's Secretary General becomes the University of Salford's new Chancellor". University of Salford. 10 July 2009. Retrieved 22 February 2011. 

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Non-profit organisation poseetions
Precedit bi
Pierre Sané
Secretary-General o Amnesty International
2001–2009
Succeedit bi
Salil Shetty
Academic offices
Precedit bi
Professor Sir Martin Harris
Chancellor o the Varsity o Salford
2009–present
Incumbent