Jonathan Horowitz

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Jonathan Horowitz

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Jonathan Horowitz is a Legal Advisor at the ICRC’s Regional Delegation for the United States and Canada, based in Washington, D.C., where he focuses on new technologies of warfare, conduct of hostilities, and support relationships. In addition to his work as a legal advisor for other institutions, Jonathan has managed teams of investigators and conducted human rights and/or IHL investigations himself in Afghanistan, France, Kenya, the Netherlands, Pakistan, and Sudan for the United Nations, nongovernmental organizations, and legal defence teams. Jonathan received his LL.M. from the University of Essex (UK) and has published on legal aspects relating to the transfer of conflict-related detainees, the application of human rights law in times of occupation, transnational use of force, and IHL and human rights fact-finding methodologies. He is also the author and co-author of several reports that document human rights abuses and/or IHL violations in the context of armed conflict and counterterrorism.

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