Reed Brody



Reed Brody is Counsel and Spokesperson for Human Rights Watch in Brussels. His work as lead counsel for the victims in the case of the exiled former dictator of Chad, Hissène Habré, who faces trial in Senegal, and in the prosecution of Augusto Pinochet has been featured in three films, including “The Dictator Hunter”. He is author of three HRW reports on U.S. treatment of prisoners in the “war on terror.” Before joining HRW, he led United Nations teams investigating massacres in the Democratic Republic of Congo and monitoring human rights in El Salvador and helped to prosecute human rights crimes in Haiti. He coordinated International Commission of Jurists report http://www.tew.org/icj/icj.exec.html (1997). His 1984 investigation uncovered atrocities by the U.S.-backed “contras” against Nicaraguan civilians.