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Human Rights Watch Mourns the Loss of Tejshree Thapa

Tejshree Thapa, a passionate human rights lawyer whose work spanned crises and conflicts in the Balkans, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, passed away on March 26, 2019, from an illness at the age of 52 in New York City. Originally from Nepal, Tej first joined Human Rights Watch in 2004 and was our senior South Asia researcher. Tej had broad expertise in human rights law, international and domestic politics, post-conflict justice, and reparations mechanisms, and had also worked for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence…

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