She is the first Asian, the first woman, and the first Muslim to become head of Amnesty International, one of the world's largest human rights organizations.  During a recent visit to the San Francisco Bay Area, Irene Khan spoke to ILLUME magazine on the issue of Islamic law (Shariah) and its compatibility with democracy and human rights. She also discusses the growing of human rights violations of Muslim-Americans in the United States post-9-11.

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