It is the IHRP’s great pleasure to announce our 2011 Summer Interns
Louis Century (3L), International Criminal Court (Defence), The Hague, Netherlands – A strong defence is essential to the legitimacy of international tribunals; Louis will be working with the Banda defence team this summer.
Gunwant Gill (2L), Human Rights Watch, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. – Gunwant will be working with Andrea Prasow, senior counsel in HRW’s Terrorism and Anti-Terrorism division.
Danielle Glatt (1L), Section 27: Catalysts for Change, Johannesberg, South Africa – Danielle will be assisting Section 27 with strategic litigation aimed at domestic protection of economic and social rights, especially the right to health.
Sofia Ijaz (1L), Human Rights Watch, New York – Sofia will be working on prisoners’ rights in the context of U.S. anti-terror legislation.
Charu Kumar (1L), Conectas, Sao Paolo, Brazil – Charu will assist Conectas, the leading Brazilian human rights organization, in their work to end widespread torture in Brazilian prisons.
Aimee Letto (2L), Centre for Reproductive Rights, New York, U.S.A. – Aimee will support the litigation and advocacy work of the International Program at the Centre.
Meghan Lindo (2L), Equality Effect, Ottawa and Meru, Kenya – Meghan will travel to Kenya to conduct research and develop public legal education materials to support test-case litigation aimed at ending impunity for widespread sexual violence against Kenyan girls.
Ryan Liss (3L), International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (Prosecution), Arusha, Tanzania – Ryan will assist the prosecutor’s office to hold perpetrators of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide accountable.
Ben Liston (2L), United National High Commissioner for Refugees, Kathmandu, Nepal – Ben will be working with the UNHCR on their urban refugee program.
Andrew Max (1L), International Criminal Court (Prosecution), The Hague, Netherlands – Andrew will be assisting the Prosecution in files related to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Sonja Pavic (2L), International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (Prosecution), Arusha, Tanzania (firm-funded) - Sonja will assist the prosecutor’s office to hold perpetrators of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide accountable.
Mary Roberts (2L J.D./M.A.I.R.), Inter-American Commission for Human Rights, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. – Mary will be assisting the Commission with their active files.
Kate Robertson (1L), International Centre for Transitional Justice, New York, U.S.A.- Kate will be conducting analysis on reparations as a means of transitional justice.
Sylvie McCallum-Rougerie (1L), Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust, Dhaka, Bangladesh – Sylvie will be assisting BLAST with test case litigation, as well as development of a communications strategy.
Alice Tsier (1L), International Labour Organization, Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Alice will be working with the ILO on their project to improve the right to health for pre-dominantly female garment factory workers
Nevena Urosovic (2L), Centre of Human Rights, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile (firm-funded) – Nevena will be assisting with cutting edge human rights research at a world-renowned institution.
Christine Wadsworth (1L), International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (Judges Chambers), Arusha, Tanzania – Christine will be working directly with judges adjudicating cases alleging war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.