Sir Nigel Rodley, British human rights professor and lawyer, Died at 75

  Activist, Law

Sir Nigel Simon Rodley was born on December 1, 1941, and died on January 25, 2017.

He was an international lawyer and professor.

Nigel was a member of the UN Human Rights Committee, a body of 18 human rights experts that monitors UN member states’ compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights(between 2001-2016), and a Commissioner of the International Commission of Jurists.

He was of Jewish descent.

He spoke French, German, Spanish, and as well as his native English.

Sir Nigel Rodley passed away at 75 years old.