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International Council Meeting: An Agenda for Human Rights in the 21st Century

The International Council Meeting (ICM) of Amnesty International, involving 500 delegates from around the world, has ended in Dakar, Senegal with a new, groundbreaking agenda for the organization's future...."[F]rom now on, we will work, not only against torture or for prisoners of conscience, but against all forms of discrimination, whether they affect political and civil rights or economic, social and cultural rights," said Irene Khan, the new Secretary General of the organization.