Param-Preet Singh is associate director in the International Justice Program. Her work focuses on pressing for credible national and international justice for those suspected of committing war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. She has conducted on-the-ground fact-finding missions and authored reports and briefing papers on Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Côte d’Ivoire. Singh has also focused on efforts to address the mass human rights violations in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. She is also chair of Human Rights Watch's Fellowship Program.
In the fall of 2013, Singh was a Wasserstein Public Interest Fellow at Harvard Law School and a Schell Center Senior Visiting Human Rights Fellow at Yale Law School. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Singh worked as a lawyer with the United Nations Mission in Kosovo and in the Federal Department of Justice in Toronto, Canada. She is a graduate of the University of Alberta and McGill Law School.
Human Rights Watch Briefing Papers and Other Documents
Dispatches: Why Justice Matters for Development (September 24, 2015)
Dispatches: The Moment of Truth for North Korea (October 23, 2014)
Dispatches: For North Korea, No More ‘Business as Usual’ (September 23, 2014)
Dispatches: Côte d'Ivoire Should Respect its ICC Obligations (March 7, 2014)
Q&A: Laurent Gbagbo and the International Criminal Court (February 12, 2013)
ICC: Q&A on the International Criminal Court Prosecutor Election Process (August 12, 2011)
DR Congo: A "Mixed Chamber" for Congo? (October 5, 2009)
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Delivering Credible Accountability for Serious Abuses in Côte d’Ivoire
Accountability for Serious International Crimes in Côte d’Ivoire
Lessons of International Support for Trials before the State Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Advancing the Global Fight against Impunity at the ICC Review Conference
The Landmark International Criminal Court’s First Years