Amnesty International (AI)
Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people standing up for human rights. We are independent and impartial and our campaigning is based on accurate and timely research. Our network extends to more than two million members and subscribers in more than 150 countries around the world.
Closing date: 13 Feb 2011
Location: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
Central London or in the Asia Pacific region
Amnesty International investigates and documents human rights issues; this work is fundamental to our advocacy and lobbying efforts. Our researchers are from wide-ranging backgrounds such as activism, academia, the law, or journalism and can identify and thoroughly investigate those issues, and ensure our voice has authority.
About the role
We’re looking for a Researcher to join our Southeast Asia team to focus primarily on Cambodia, Viet Nam and Laos. You’ll take the lead responsibility for initiating strategy and a programme of human rights research and action by providing country expertise, research skills and sound political judgement.
You’ll have excellent writing and research skills and are comfortable working as part of a large and diverse team. Having worked on human rights issues, you’ll have worked in or have substantial knowledge of Southeast Asia, particularly Cambodia, Viet Nam and Laos. Fluency in written and spoken English, including excellent writing skills, is essential; proficiency in written and spoken Khmer and Vietnamese is a great advantage.
How to apply
For further information on this and all of our other vacancies, and to apply online, please visit www.amnesty.org/jobs
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