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[16days_discussion] Amnesty International: Protecting Pimps, Johns & Traffickers

Jeanne Sarson twin2 at
Tue Aug 18 07:37:34 EDT 2015

I agree Kathleen that Amnesty International should be boycotted as their decision is a violation against ALL women and especially against the exploitation of vulnerable women and girls.  Boycotting has already started. 

Prior to the AI voting Linda MacDonald and I sent this letter to Amnesty International Canada describing the non-State torture suffered by women and girls trafficked and prostituted.  AI Canada went on to vote in support of the resolution.  We then put out this Media Release.  Linda and I are very distressed and disgusted with the decision that commodifies, objectifies, and intentionally dismisses the increased violence suffered by prostituted women including non-State torture.

Yes the article is great, thanks for sending it.

Jeanne Sarson
twin2 at

From: Kathleen Sloan 
Sent: Monday, August 17, 2015 11:04 AM
To: 16 Days Discussion 
Subject: [16days_discussion] Amnesty International: Protecting Pimps,Johns & Traffickers

This is must-reading about the horrific violence against women that is prostitution and why Amnesty International must be boycotted for facilitating it. 

"In the sickness of modern culture, the ability to exploit with impunity is distorted into a human right even by a renowned and respected humanitarian
organization. That is quite a card trick. We live in a global culture where the wretched of the earth are chattel and where sexual slavery—which is what most prostituted women and girls around the globe endure—is sanctified by market forces. These women and girls are among our most vulnerable. After being crushed by poverty, racism and sexism, they are unable to find other ways to make a sustainable income. They are treated little better than livestock transported to markets for consumption. That a so-called human rights organization parrots vile justifications is emblematic of the depth of our moral degeneration and the triumph of misogyny."


Kathy Sloan

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