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Johan D. van der Vyver

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Johan D. van der Vyver
  • Role: Senior Fellow
  • Education: LLD, University of Pretoria
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I.T. Cohen Professor of International Law and Human Rights, Emory University

Johan D. Van der Vyver is an expert on human rights.

JOHAN D. VAN DER VYVER is I.T. Cohen Professor of International Law and Human Rights at Emory University. Formerly a professor of law at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, he is an expert on human rights jurisprudence and the international criminal court, and actively participated in efforts to end apartheid and bring constitutional reform to his native South Africa. Van der Vyver also has served as a fellow in the Human Rights Program of The Carter Center of Emory University. He is the author of many books and more than two hundred law review articles, popular notes, chapters in books and book reviews on human rights and a variety of other subject matters.

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