8 myths about Amnesty International’s 8 myths | Daily FT

They are not ‘myths’; they are credible accusations against the blatantly hypocritical way in which it has functioned since its inception By Nilanthan Niruthan Amnesty International published a piece in the Daily FT of 9 March (http://www.ft.lk/opinion/Eight-myths-about-Sri-Lanka-at-the-UN-Human-Rights-Council/14-714434). The article claims to ‘debunk’ myths about Sri Lanka at the UNHRC. What it does instead is create straw men arguments and then proceed to disprove claims that essentially nobody makes. This essay will seek to add a larger context to the specific points made in that article. D…

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