Abigail Abrash

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Abigail Abrash (USA)

"Abrash has been working in human rights since 1992, first for the International Human Rights Law Group and then as program director for the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights. At Harvard, Abrash pursued her research on economic development, human rights and the environment. Drawing on work that she did in Indonesia, she focused on the manner in which the enjoyment of social, cultural and economic rights are affected by state development policies and the actions of corporate actors."

"Abigail has served on the board of directors of the Papua-based Institute for Human Rights Study and Advocacy and of the Papua Resource Center. She was a founding board member of Project Underground, a human rights organization that supports communities resisting mining and oil exploitation." [1]

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  1. Abigail Abrash, accessed June 16, 2009.
  2. Former Visiting Fellows, Human Rights Program, accessed October 9, 2007.