Patricia Gossman

Associate Asia Director at Human Rights Watch, Inc.

Patricia Gossman

Patricia Gossman

Associate Asia Director at Human Rights Watch, Inc.

Biography

Patricia Gossman is an associate director for the Asia division. Prior to joining HRW, Dr. Gossman was Director of the Afghanistan Program at the International Center for Transitional Justice on Afghanistan, and was the founder and director of the Afghanistan Justice Project, an OSI-funded project to document war crimes committed during the Afghan conflict, 1978-2001. She was Senior Researcher for South Asia at Human Rights Watch in the 1990s, covering not only Afghanistan, but India, Pakistan and Nepal. Dr. Gossman received her doctorate in South Asian Studies from the University of Chicago and is widely published on human rights issues in the region.

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Human Rights Watch is one of the world's leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, they give voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes.Their rigorous, objective investigations and strategic, targeted advocacy build intense pressure for action and raise the cost of human rights abuse. For 30 years, Human Rights Watch has worked tenaciously to lay the legal and moral groundwork for deep-rooted change and has fought to bring greater justice and security to people around the world.

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