Allison Des Forges

February 15, 2009 § Leave a comment

Allison Des Forges was one of the victims of Thursday’s plane crash in Buffalo, where she was returning home.  Des Forges was a leading human rights activists, working with Human Rights Watch, where she was their Africa specialist.  She was also one of the first to call a spade a spade in Rwanda back in 1994.  The world has suffered a great loss.  She was 66.  A tribute page on Human Rights Watch’s website can be found here.


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