On the Radar
On the frontlines of ugly war crimes and destruction, they are often some of the first to the scene–dispatched to document human rights abuses and report violations of the laws of war.
Meet the E-Team.
They are part of a special unit within Human Rights Watch, dubbed the "Emergencies Team," and are specially trained to respond in emergency situations to the scene of suspected human rights violations soon after they occur to get the full story.
A new documentary now on Netflix, “E-Team,” tells their story.
Ross Kauffman, one of the film’s co-directors, and Fred Abrahams, an E-Team member featured in the film, recently sat down with “On the Radar” to discuss the documentary and life as a human rights investigator at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C.
“I think for me it's an opportunity to scream,” Abrahams said of his career as an advisor to Human Rights Watch. “A lot of people ask me ‘The laws of war, what's the point? War is hell. And how can you expectRead More »from The war zone first responders you’ve never heard of