Fred Abrahams

Associate Director for Program
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Fred Abrahams oversees Human Rights Watch’s research training and supervises work by the Crisis and Conflict, Arms and Technology divisions, and the Digital Investigations Lab. He helps to coordinate the organization’s response to major crises and has worked himself in places such as Albania, Bangladesh, Iraq, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Sri Lanka, Syria and Israel, Gaza and the West Bank. He co-authored A Village Destroyed: War Crimes in Kosovo (University of California Press, 2002) and wrote Modern Albania (NYU Press, 2015), which describes the fall of communism and turbulent transition in Albania. He speaks German and Albanian.

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