It is our great pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Alice Banens!
Alice is a Legal Advisor at Amnesty International, working on international justice in Africa and based in Dakar, Senegal. She is a lawyer specialized in international human rights law and international criminal law.
She has previously worked with victims’ lawyers at the Khmer Rouge tribunal in Cambodia, and with the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) particularly focusing on the African continent. In her last position at FIDH, she co-coordinated the organization’s work on the fight against impunity for crimes committed in the context of the conflict in Mali, based in Bamako.
Alice holds a Master in Human Rights Law from the Institute of High European Studies (Strasbourg) and a Bachelor in Law from the University of Toulouse, France.