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.
Marianne Aeberhard: Email
Head of the humanrights.ch information platform
*1984, Dr. phil.
Studies in international affairs (2004-2008) at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies Geneva and in international human rights law (2010-2011) at the Irish Centre for Human Rights; PhD (2017) at the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg. 2008-2010 policy advisor at the Federal Office for Migration, 2011-2012 fellow of the Mercator Fellowship for International Affairs, 2012-2014 research fellow at the Centre for Human Rights Education of the University of Teacher Education Lucerne. Since 2014 independent consultant and trainer for human rights (www.allrights.ch). Since 2014 member of the board of the Swiss section of Amnesty International.
Since June 2018 she is Head of the humanrights.ch information platform.
Stefanie Rinaldi: E-Mail
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 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
Jelena Lubina has a master’s in law from the University of Lucerne (2007–2012). After earning her degree, she worked in the dean’s office as an academic advisor at the University of Lucerne before working as an assistant to Prof Dr Martina Caroni (LL.M., Yale), a full professor of public law, international law, and comparative public law. From 2013 to 2018 she worked as a counsellor at the Competence Centre for Advising and Integrating Foreigners living in the canton of Lucerne.
She has been working for humanrights.ch since 2018 and is responsible for managing the “Beratungsnetz für Rassismusopfer” project, the counselling service for victims of racism.
Jelena Lubina: E-Mail
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
*1992, Valentina earned a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Bern. She was previously a trainee at humanrights.ch and now works for the secretariat as editor of the German website while she finishes her Master’s degree.
Valentina Stefanovic: 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