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William Schulz

From Darfur to Guantanamo: Defending Human Rights

About William Schulz

William Schulz served as Executive Director of Amnesty International USA from 1994 to 2006. Prior to this appointment, he worked for fifteen years with the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations and served as its president during his last eight years. With Amnesty International, he investigated atrocities committed during the civil war in Liberia, worked in Northern Ireland to ensure that human rights protections were incorporated in the peace process, and participated in a mission to Darfur, Sudan, to address the humanitarian crisis in that region. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Oberlin College and earned an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Chicago and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Meadville/Lombard Theological School at the University of Chicago.

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