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Jonathan Horowitz

Jonathan Horowitz

Jonathan Horowitz (@J_T_Horowitz) is Legal Officer, National Security and Counterterrorism Program, Open Society Justice Initiative.  Horowitz focuses on human rights and counterterrorism in Africa, most recently documenting human rights abuses by Kenya’s Anti-Terrorism Police Unit. He is also the author of the report, “Counterterrorism and Human Rights Abuses in Kenya and Uganda: The World Cup Bombing and Beyond.” Prior to joining the Justice Initiative, Horowitz worked on detainee affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. He has also worked as a Sudan/Chad analyst at the International Criminal Court and as a U.N. human rights officer in Sudan from 2005 to 2007. Horowitz obtained an L.L.M. from the University of Essex in 2004 and is published in, amongst others, the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, the Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies, and the American University National Security Law Brief.


Jonathan Horowitz on Just Security