Dr Anjli Parrin
Anjli Parrin is a Kenyan human rights advocate and lawyer. She is currently a visiting clinician at the University of Chicago Law School where she directs the Global Human Rights Clinic, which works alongside partners and communities to advance justice and address the inequalities and structural disparities that lead to human rights violations worldwide. She is visiting from Columbia Law School in New York. Anjli conducts human rights factfinding, investigations, and advocacy around the world. Her practice focuses on international criminal law and transitional justice, and using forensic science tools to advance human rights. She has worked alongside forensic scientists to carry out complex war crime investigations, including for the International Criminal Court; successfully proposed new law on exhumations for hybrid courts; and provided trainings to judges, lawyers, police, gendarmerie, NGOs and victims associations on the law and science of suspicious death investigations. Anjli holds a Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School, a master’s degree from Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, and a bachelor’s degree from the London School of Economics.