Alex Neve

Amnesty Criticizes Harper For Picking Resources Over Human Rights

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Amnesty International's Canada branch has issued a wide-ranging attack on the Harper government for making economic development a higher prio...

Terror Suspect Was Tortured, Says Amnesty

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2013 | Canada

OTTAWA - Amnesty International says it supports the claims of a Canadian man who alleges he has been tortured while behind bars in the North African c...

Amnesty International: Turning Our Attention Closer To Home

Samuel Getachew | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Impact
Samuel Getachew

n Canada and abroad - Amnesty International has been an eloquent and powerful voice when it comes to human rights. The Secretary General of the Canadian branch of AI since 2000 -- and a recent Queens Diamond Jubilee medal recipient -- Alex Neve has been a powerful advocate for human rights for decades.

Canada Accused Of 'Complicity' In Torture In UN Report

CBC | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada

In a biting report issued Friday, the United Nations Committee Against Torture condemns what it calls Canadian "complicity" in torture an...

Amnesty Marks 50 Years of Advancing Freedom

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 09.14.2011 | Canada
Craig and Marc Kielburger

As near as 15 years ago, says Alex Neve, secretary general of Amnesty International Canada, it would have been "a pie in the sky dream" for Moammar Gadhafi to be indicted by a united front of governments. It's a stark reminder for Canada to "stand on guard" and oppose crimes against humanity.