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.