Staff of humanrights.ch
Co-manager of Association Humanrights.ch; Head of the humanrights.ch information platform
*1955, PhD; from 1991 till 2011 he operated his own project - the «Transkultur» office - with thematic priority on cultural discourse, minority rights and human rights. Between 1999 and 2009 member of the management of the Association humanrights.ch / MERS; since 1999 head of the humanrights.ch information platform. Since 2006 co-manager of humanrights.ch / MERS. His publications are available at www.transkultur.ch.
Alex Sutter: Email
Co-manager of Association Humanrights.ch; legal advisor of the humanrights.ch editorial office
*1955, lic. iur.; freelance work in the fields of human rights and migration (counselling, assessments, evaluation, organisation of further education courses, etc.). Between 1999 and 2009 member of the board of the Association humanrights.ch / MERS; since 2006 co-manager of humanrights.ch / MERS.
Christina Hausammann: Email
Co-manager of Association Humanrights.ch (as of 01 February 2018)
*1976, Doctor of Human Sciences
Degree in psychology and criminal law (1996-2002) and doctorate (2012) from the University of Bern. Research associate from 2002-2009 in the Department of Social Work at the Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH. Manager of MultiWatch from 2011-2017. Expert judge at the juvenile court of the canton of Bern since 2011.
Co-founder and organiser of Attac Bern from 1999-2009. Co-founder and organiser since 2000 of the campaign for human rights that became part of MultiWatch in 2005. Co-founder and organiser of the international accompanying project on Columbia, the “Network of Brotherhood and Solidarity with Colombia (RedHer)” as member of its international secretariat from 2003-2009.
Editor of the French website
*1983, lic. hist. litt.; studies of history and French literature at the Universities of Geneva, Montreal and Berlin, has a CAS in Human Rights from Geneva University. After working as a journalist with different employers, she joined humanrights.ch in 2010 as editor of the French website and as person responsible for communication with French-speaking Switzerland.
Isabelle Michaud: Email
Editor of the English website
*1970, studies of history and political sciences at the Universities of Glasgow and Bern. Part-time work as a NGO representative at immigration authorities' interviews of asylum seekers in Switzerland. Further education as a translator. Responsible for the English website.
Patrick Low: Email
Editor of the German website
*1985, Mlaw; studies of law in Bern 2007-2012; worked as a freelance journalist during his studies. Afterwards he worked as research assistant at the University of Bern in the field of migration law, followed by a 6-month internship with the Swiss embassy in Indonesia.
He has been working for humanrights.ch since 2014. He is responsible for the following projects: “Counselling Network for Victims of Racism” and "Counselling Service for Prisoners and their Families".
David Mühlemann: Email
Editor of the German website
*1962, lic. theol.
Studies of theology in Zurich, Berlin/GDR and Bern as well as Diploma of Advanced Studies in International Law/Human Rights at the University of Bern (degree 2016).
1994 – 1998 Employee in development cooperation in Palestine
1999 – 2013 Employee of Fachstelle OeME (Ecumenism, mission, development cooperation of the evangelical church of the cantons of Bern, Jura and Solothurn).
Since 2013, he is editor of the Neue Wege magazine.
Since December 2013, he has held a 30% position with humanrights.ch. In 2014/2015 he has also worked in the coordination of the NGO working group OSCE, as of 2016 he is responsible for the coordination of the NGO platform Human Rights.
Matthias Hui: Email