New York

Daphne Eviatar

Director, Security with Human Rights

As Amnesty International USA’s Director of Security with Human Rights, Daphne leads our program that tackles issues pertaining to detention, interrogation, national security, and the use of lethal force. She came to AIUSA from Human Rights First, where she served as Senior Counsel. An expert on the prosecution and treatment of international terrorism suspects, she reported on military commission proceedings at Guantanamo Bay, the treatment of detainees at the Bagram air base in Afghanistan, terrorism trials in federal courts, and the U.S. drone war. She worked previously as a journalist focusing on law, national security, economic development and human rights.