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Amnesty International
workers start strike

Associated Press, by Danica Kirka

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Posted By:Calvinesq, 11/20/2012 11:17:03 AM

LONDON - Amnesty International workers in London walked off the job on Tuesday for the second strike in as many months in an embarrassing setback for an organization that campaigns for the rights of workers and is considered one of the world´s pre-eminent human rights advocates. The walkouts are a public airing of staff complaints that have been building for years, with tensions rising dramatically in recent weeks as Amnesty´s international operations prepare to re-organize. The changes include transferring some of its 500 jobs from a centralized London base to 10 regional hubs around the world

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First Hostess and twinkies; now Amnesty International.

Donations down. Other organizations that are even more radical left are creating a squeeze.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/20/2012 11:19:06 AM     (No. 9025543)

The Takers at work...how special!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SkyTexas, 11/20/2012 11:48:35 AM     (No. 9025619)

Worker´s rights! Pay them all 100,000 pounds. it´s only fair.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: trapper, 11/20/2012 12:10:19 PM     (No. 9025664)

Hahahahahahaha. So much for their much vaunted dedication to human rights. The dedication only occurs if you pay them enough. The "girl friend experience" always costs extra.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Dante, 11/20/2012 12:13:36 PM     (No. 9025674)

Funny, many are outraged at the prospect of jobs being moved from London to regions where violations are ongoing. Seems the posers are somewhat lacking when real efforts and sacrifices must be made.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MattMusson, 11/20/2012 12:19:32 PM     (No. 9025692)

The workers walked out... and took all of AI´s credibility with them.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: strike3, 11/20/2012 12:20:23 PM     (No. 9025695)

I love it when liberal organizations implode all over themselves.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Mass Minority, 11/20/2012 12:28:04 PM     (No. 9025719)

An almost poerfect Liberal ponzi scheme. According to the article total donations for 2011 907000 Pounds. Total (minimum) salary out put for the 44 positions mentioned 2,860,000 Pounds. Or in economic terms their burn rate is 3.2 times their accounts receivable. This organization is bankrupt (in more ways than one).

Why would anyone donate a dime to these people, with administrative overhead taking 400% of donations you would do much better burning your money for heat.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 11/20/2012 1:20:24 PM     (No. 9025868)

Just rebrand it ´´Amnesty Amigos´´ and our GOP elites will line up behind it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bhkat, 11/20/2012 1:29:10 PM     (No. 9025887)

The feel-good story of the month.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Kurto, 11/20/2012 1:29:43 PM     (No. 9025888)

This should finish off AI, permanently. Good riddance to a liberal sinkhole.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/20/2012 2:04:13 PM     (No. 9025948)

This is good news. Don´t come back.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/20/2012 2:35:29 PM     (No. 9026007)

#2, pounds of what...I have several suggestions and all of them are ´brown´!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: LanieLou, 11/20/2012 3:05:03 PM     (No. 9026063)

Hmmm.. They look surprisingly like OWS or the roving band of marxist radicals that rampage riot everywhere. Too funny. Maybe Obama will send them a grant.

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