Amnesty International, the most renowned?non-governmental organisation?focused on?human rights, has had what seems to be its latest advertisement campaign, on behalf of Afghan women, circulated, widely, and immense and much deserved controversy?has accompanied it.
“NATO: Keep The Progress Going!” reads the outdoor poster, announcing Amnesty International’s ‘shadow summit for Afghan women‘; this blatantly colonial feminist message has caused Amnesty?International?to face tremendous backlash, at least briefly.
Guests of the shadow summit ‘for Afghan women’ included none other than Former U.S. Secretary of State?Madeline Albright. The same sanction-defending, ‘the price (read:?a half million dead Iraqi children) was worth it’ Madeline Albright. The practitioner of humanitarian militarism herself.