Fasil Mulatu (LL.M)

Academic Biography

  • LL.M (Master of laws), Human Rights and Democratization in Africa, University of Pretoria, Center for Human Rights (2008)
  • LL.B (Bachelor of Laws), Haramaya University, College of Law (2006)

Advanced Certificates

  • Hague Academy of International Law, Netherlands, InternationalLaw (2011)
  • University of Pretoria, Good Governance Programme, Socio- Economic Rights (2008)
  • University of Pretoria, Good Governance Programme, Human Rights and Access to Medicine (2008)
  • Hague Academy of International Law, External Programme, Addis Ababa, Settlement of African Disputes (2006)

Professional Experience
Lecturer and Head of Social Justice Center, Haramaya University – College of Law (09/2009-02/ 2012)

Research Intern, Human Rights Watch, African Division, Johannesburg – South Africa (2009/06- 2009/12)

Project officer and Trainer, Action Professionals’ Association for the People (Human Rights Advocacy NGO until 2010), (2009/01-2009/04) and (2007/06–2007/12) respectively.

Instructor and education material developer, Unity University, College of Distance and Continuing Education (2007/03- 2007/10)
Intern, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, (2006/10-2007/04)

Research Presentations
A human rights approach to solving water conflicts over the use of trans-boundary rivers: focus on the Nile Basin, for the partial fulfillment of LLM degree in Human Rights and Democratization in Africa, 3 November 2008. (Unpublished)

Human rights education using Rwandan traditional institutions: focus on Ingandosolidarity camp, Conducted in Rwanda, June 2008. (Unpublished)

The application of minimum sentences to juvenile offenders in Africa: a comparative study, clinical group research, University of Pretoria, Centre for Human Rights, April 2008. (Unpublished)

Workplace discrimination against the rights of HIV/AIDS patients, a case oriented study, for the partial fulfillment of LL.B degree, 2006.

Research Interests

  • Children’s rights
  • Socio-economic rights
  • Public policy and governance
  • The right to information and freedom of expression