Sprecher Human Rights Watch

Reed Brody

Reed Brody

Reed Brody is Counsel and Spokesperson for Human Rights Watch (HRW) in Brussels. He is author of three HRW reports on the US mistreatment of prisoners in the "war on terror." His work on the prosecutions of Chilean general Augusto Pinochet and the former dictator of Chad, Hissène Habré, is featured in the documentary "The Dictator Hunter." Before HRW, he led United Nations teams investigating massacres in the Democratic Republic of Congo and monitoring human rights in El Salvador. He helped to prosecute human rights crimes in Haiti. In his 1984 published book he uncovered the crimes by the US-backed "contras" against Nicaraguan civilians.