Peter Bouckaert

Peter Bouckaert

Peter Bouckaert is accustomed to being in the wrong places at the right times. As Emergencies Director of Human Rights Watch, Bouckaert has reported on just about every major war and conflict in the past 20 years. He represents a new type of human rights worker — part journalist, part lawyer, full-time producer of images and words that tell us what’s happening in places we’d rather not think about. When he tweeted the photo of 3-year-old Ali Kurdi lying dead on a Turkish beach, it opened the hearts of the whole world.

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