Felix Horne

Felix Horne

Senior Researcher
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Felix Horne is a Senior Researcher with the Environment and Human Rights Division for Human Rights Watch. Previously, he was HRW’s researcher on Ethiopia and Eritrea for seven years and documented the human rights dimensions of Ethiopia’s development programs, telecom surveillance, torture, media freedoms, migration, protest-related abuses and other topical issues in the Horn of Africa. Prior to working for HRW, Felix worked on a variety of indigenous rights and environmental issues in northern Canada and internationally, including several years of research into the impacts of agricultural investment in several African countries. He spent several years working in Canada’s northern Yukon overseeing the development of environmental and social impact assessments for mining exploration, oil and gas projects, and infrastructure development. He also worked for several years for the Inuvialuit of Canada’s Western Arctic on contaminated site remediation, environmental assessments, land use planning, and minimizing the impact of planned oil and gas development in the region. He holds a Masters in Resource and Environmental Management from Dalhousie University and an undergraduate degree in urban planning from the University of Saskatchewan.