Japan Director

Kanae Doi, Japan Director, works to encourage the Japanese Government to prioritize human rights in its foreign policy and practices. She also works on media outreach and the development of Human Rights Watch's profile in Japan.

Prior to joining Human Rights Watch in 2006, she worked as a practicing attorney, based in Tokyo. Her practice included refugee law, immigration law, constitutional law and criminal defense, and she frequently gave media interviews and published on these issues in the Japanese press from the perspective of international human rights law. Doi received her law degree from the University of Tokyo and her Master's degree in the International Studies from the New York University School of Law. She speaks English and Japanese.


ヒューマン・ライツ・ウォッチ 東京オフィスブログ 「世界中の人に尊厳ある生を」

Commentary about Kanae Doi 

"HRW chief working to change diplomacy," The Japan Times, December 30, 2009

"週刊現代の巻頭カラー特集に東京ディレクター土井が登場!," Shukan Gendai, November 30, 2009

"Human Rights Watch Tokyo," Metropolis, July 2, 2009

"「人権問題をロビィ活動で解決。日本にはなかったアプローチに挑戦しています」," Platinum Serai, May 23, 2009

"「元少年兵の言葉に心が泣いた。問題に目を向けさせた一冊の本」," Asahi Shimbun, December 11, 2008 

"東京ディレクター土井香苗 朝日新聞「ひと」," Asahi Shimbun, November 9, 2008

Commentary by Kanae Doi

"人間を傷つけるな! <第9回 チェチェン問題をめぐって暗殺が横行するロシア>," WEB Magazine KAZE, December 19, 2009 

"人間を傷つけるな! <第8回 ダルフール紛争とスーダン>," WEB Magazine KAZE, October 31, 2009  

"未来を語る: 知的市民がひらく、ニッポンのこれから," Phronesis, October 10, 2009 

"人間を傷つけるな! <第7回 いまだ平和が訪れないアフガニスタン>," WEB Magazine KAZE, September 30, 2009 

"人間を傷つけるな! <第6回 あらゆる人権が侵害されている北朝鮮>," WEB Magazine KAZE, August 31, 2009  

"「拉致問題を考えるよこはまシンポジウム」にパネリストとして参加," Netlive, August 22, 2009

"人権監視とは?日本の役割とは?," Netlive, August 12, 2009  

 "人間を傷つけるな! <第5回 アフマディネジャード政権下で人権問題が急増するイラン>," WEB Magazine KAZE, July 31 2009 

"人間を傷つけるな! <第4回 天安門事件後も人権問題山積の中国>," WEB Magazine KAZE, June 15, 2009  

"人間を傷つけるな! <第3回 軍事政権による弾圧が続くビルマ>," WEB Magazine KAZE, May 15, 2009  

"「世界最大級の人権NGO、東京進出!」," OurPlanet-TV, April 15, 2009  

"ヒューマン・ライツ・ウォッチ 記者会見," TV JAN, April 10, 2009  

"人間を傷つけるな! <第2回 民間人を虐殺するスリランカの内戦>," WEB Magazine KAZE, March 15, 2009 

"人間を傷つけるな! <第1回 イスラエルによるガザ攻撃>," WEB Magazine KAZE, February 15, 2009  

"世界中の人々に『ヒューマン・ライツ』を!," WEB Magazine KAZE, January 16, 2009  

"視点・論点「世界の人々に尊厳ある生を」," NHK Commentator Room, December 11, 2008 

"「オバマ政権誕生!で『国際貢献』はどう変わる?」," Magazine 9, December 3, 2008 

"「オバマ政権誕生!で『国際貢献』はどう変わる?」," Magazine 9, November 17, 2008  

"東京ディレクター土井香苗 対談・受け継がれる志," Gekkan Gendai, November 1, 2008