David Hawk

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David Hawk "is a consultant on human rights and international affairs. He has consulted for organizations such as the Landmine Survivors Network, Fair Labor Association, U.S. Committee for Refugees, and Amnesty International. Mr. Hawk also served as Head of Office and Chief of the Education, Training, and Information Unit for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Cambodia Office in Phnom Penh. He is currently researching and writing on the subject of "transitional justice in Phnom Penh."" [1]

"Mr. David Hawk is a former executive director of Amnesty International USA (AIUSA), who has also served on the board of directors of Human Rights Watch–Asia. In the 1980s, he documented the Khmer Rouge atrocities in Cambodia, under the auspices of the Columbia University Center for the Study of Human Rights. In the early 1990s, he directed the Cambodia Documentation Commission, which sought an international tribunal for the Khmer Rouge leadership and human rights provisions in the 1991 Cambodia peace treaty and subsequent UN peacekeeping operation. In the mid-to-late 1990s, he directed the Cambodia Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. His recent publications include Hidden Gulag: Exposing North Korea’s Prison Camps—Prisoner Testimonies and Satellite Photographs (published by the U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea). During his fellowship, Mr. Hawk is researching human rights and governance conditionalities in bilateral and multilateral aid programs to North Korea." [2]

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  1. BIF 2001-2003 Biographies, International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life, accessed September 22, 2007.
  2. David Hawk, NED, accessed April 16, 2008.