Armis Sadri

Armis Sadri

2016 Summer Staff Writer

Armis is an LLM student specializing in International Human Rights. She graduated with LLB degree from Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran. While she was doing her Masters in International Law at SBU, as the best oralist of the Iranian champion team, she competed in international rounds of the Philip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition in Washington DC in 2015. Armis is a summer staff writer for the Human Rights Brief, and Dean’s Fellow for Dean Claudio Grossman’s Committee against Torture project as well as for the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. Her interests are human rights in the Middle East, the politics of human rights,and Islam and human rights.

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Jacob Smyth

Jacob is a law student at London Metropolitan University.


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Andrea Gittleman

Andrea Gittleman is an Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellow at the Burma Lawyers’ Council in Mae Sot, Thailand, where she is advocating for criminal accountability in Burma and researching gender-based violence in the region.


Eric Tardif

Eric Tardif

Contributing Author

Eric Tardif LL.D., LL.M. (UNAM), LL.L. (Ottawa), is a Tenured Lecturer in International Law at the National Autonomous University of Mexico’s Law School.

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Christian Jorgensen

Christian Jorgensen

Contributing Author

Christian Jorgensen is currently a graduate student at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois studying to receive an MSc in Forced Migration and Refugee Studies.  He has written and published various articles regarding refugee law and human rights.  He was an intern for the Rights in Exile Programme and assistant to Dr. Barbara Harrell-Bond OBE in Oxford UK, where he worked with lawyers and scholars to assist with asylum seekers’ cases.

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