Juan Pappier

Juan Pappier

Deputy Director, Americas
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Juan Pappier is the Americas deputy director at Human Rights Watch, where he works on several countries in the region. He has researched and written reports about armed conflict-related abuses, repression against demonstrators, and attacks on the rule of law, among other issues. He has also worked as a consultant for Chile’s National Human Rights Institute and taught international human rights law in the Torcuato di Tella and San Martín universities, in Argentina. He studied law in Torcuato di Tella University and obtained an LL.M. in International Law from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.

Reports Authored

  • Inadequate Protection and Assistance for Migrants and Asylum Seekers Crossing the Darién Gap

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  • Cuba’s Systematic Repression of July 2021 Demonstrators

  • Killings of Rights Defenders in Colombia’s Remote Communities

  • Abuses by Armed Groups Against Civilians Including Venezuelan Exiles in Northeastern Colombia

  • Abuses by FARC Dissident Groups in Tumaco on Colombia’s Pacific Coast