Mark Lattimer

Mark Lattimer

Mark Lattimer is the Executive Director of CEASEFIRE Centre for Civilian Rights, an international initiative to develop civilian-led monitoring of violations of international humanitarian law and human rights, and to secure accountability and reparations for civilians. Previously he was Director of  Minority Rights Group International, the leading NGO working to defend the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples, and before that Communications Director at Amnesty International UK where he worked on the Pinochet case. Mark has regularly served as an expert for UN agencies, the Council of Europe, the EU and the OSCE. His books include The Grey Zone: Civilian Protection Between Human Rights and the Laws of War (Oxford, Hart/Bloomsbury, 2018); Genocide and Human Rights (Ashgate, 2006); and Justice for Crimes Against Humanity (Oxford, Hart, 2003).