Fighting Discrimination Program
Joined Human Rights First in 2009
As Advisor to the Fighting Discrimination program, Pamela engages in research and targeted advocacy to advance the program’s policy objectives, focusing on fighting efforts to create a “global blasphemy code.” She recently authored Human Rights First’s report Blasphemy Laws Exposed: The Consequences of Criminalizing “Defamation of Religions.
Pamela’s connection to Human Rights First began in 1987, when she conducted research and advocacy on human rights abuses in the Philippines. During that time, she co-authored Human Rights First’s report, Vigilantes in the Philippines: A Threat to Democratic Rule, 1988.
She graduated cum laude from Kenyon College and received her law degree from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.