Jamil Dakwar is the director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Human Rights Program (HRP), which is dedicated to holding the U.S. government accountable to its international human rights obligations and commitments.

Prior to joiningg the ACLU in 2004, Dakwar worked at Human Rights Watch, where he conducted research, advocated, and published reports on issues of torture and detention in Egypt, Morocco, Israel, and the occupied Palestinian territory.

Last Updated: February 2, 2018