Iain Guest


Iain Guest

Iain founded AP in 2001 after many years of writing about and working with civil society in countries in conflict. He was a Geneva-based correspondent for the London-based Guardian and International Herald Tribune (1976-1987); authored a book on the disappearances in Argentina; fronted several BBC documentaries; served as spokesperson for the UNHCR operation in Cambodia (1992) and the UN humanitarian operation in Haiti (2004); served as a Senior Fellow at the US Institute of Peace (1996-7); and conducted missions to Rwanda and Bosnia for the UN, USAID and UNHCR. Iain recently stepped down as an adjunct professor at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service, where he taught human rights.



14 Nov

Every Day Is Election Day

The rest of the world hates to be lectured by Americans about democracy, so I

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Posted Nov 14, 2020

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11 Sep

Forever Haunted By The Disappeared

Families from Argentina and Nepal Demand Answers, Yearn for Closure   In the summer of

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Posted Sep 11, 2020

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31 Aug

Podcast – Remembering the Disappeared in Argentina

From Horror to Recovery: Iain Guest from The Advocacy Project discusses the lessons from Argentina

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Posted Aug 31, 2020

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17 Jul

Mask of Empowerment

President Trump’s mockery of face-masks will go down as one of his more spectacular missteps.

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Posted Jul 17, 2020

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20 Jun

World Refugee Day 2020 – Refugees, Resettlement and Racism

We commemorate World Refugee Day today in the wake of the shocking murder of George

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Posted Jun 20, 2020

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08 Jun

Pandemic Weakens Legal Protections for Victims of Domestic Abuse in the U.S.

The COVID-19 pandemic is making it harder to provide legal protection for victims of domestic

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Posted Jun 08, 2020

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14 May

A Community Teacher Chafes at Distance Learning, Pines for her Students

  I first met Lisa Olaynack, an English teacher at the Thompson Middle School in

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Posted May 14, 2020

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