Joanne Mariner

Deputy Director, Americas Division, Human Rights Watch
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Joanne Mariner is a senior crisis response adviser at Amnesty International. She has investigated violations of international human rights and humanitarian law around the globe, including in armed conflicts in Sudan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia, the Central African Republic and the Balkans. Mariner drafted Human Rights Watch's 1999 submission to the House of Lords in the Pinochet case, and is the author of a ground-breaking 2001 report on prison rape. A graduate of Yale Law School, she received the American Society of International Law's Distinguished Woman in International Law award in 2005