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Sarah Knuckey

Sarah Knuckey

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Sarah Knuckey (@SarahKnuckey) is an international human rights lawyer at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (NYU School of Law), and a Special Advisor to the UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions. She has carried out fact-finding missions and reported on human rights and humanitarian law violations around the world, including in Afghanistan, Brazil, Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, and the United States.  Her investigations and legal and policy work address unlawful killings, armed conflict, sexual violence, corporate abuses, and assembly/expression rights.  She has been an Adjunct Professor at NYU School of Law, and currently directs the Project on Extrajudicial Executions, and the Initiative on Human Rights Fact Finding, at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice.

Areas of Expertise: International Human Rights, Extrajudicial Executions, Humanitarian Law, Armed Conflict, Sexual Violence, Drones

Selected Media Appearances
Radio
Drones: warfare in the 21st century – Radio National (Rear Vision)

Online

U.S. drone strikes may constitute war crimes – Salon
8-Year-Old Girl on Drones: ‘When They Fly Overhead I Wonder, Will I Be Next?’ – The Atlantic
‘Terminator’ on hold? Debate to stop killer robots takes global stage – NBC News
Why Drones Are Just a Sideshow – Esquire
Obama praised for releasing kill list memo but rights groups call for more – The Guardian
U.N. Panel to Investigate Rise in Drone Strikes – New York Times

Media Inquiries: Contact Michael Joshi, Communication Director
Office: (212) 992-6176 Cell: (913) 269-6735
E-mail: mjoshi@justsecurity.org


Sarah Knuckey on Just Security