Meet the Team

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SAFI VAN 'T LAND

Programme Officer

Safi van ‘t Land joined Impunity Watch as a Programme Assistant in April 2018. Prior to joining Impunity Watch, she worked as an Associate Legal Officer for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). She has also worked with a number of non-governmental organisations on obtaining access to justice for victims of gross human rights violations, including Trial International, Kituo cha Sheria, and the Cambodian Center for Human Rights. In this context, she conducted research on reparations within various human rights mechanisms and worked on cases of torture and enforced disappearance, (conflict related) sexual violence, as well as post-election violence. She has held research and editorial positions with the International Review of the Red Cross, the Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies, and the Kalshoven-Gieskes Forum on International Humanitarian Law, and is currently a research editor for Accountability Unit, an organisation that seeks to advance gender based rights in (post-)conflict settings. She holds an LL.M. (Master of Advanced Studies) from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, an LL.M. in Public International Law from the University of Leiden, and an LL.B. in Law with Anthropology from the University of Sussex.