Lucy Claridge

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Lucy Claridge
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Lucy Claridge is Legal Director at Minority Rights Group International, where she manages the legal department.  She uses strategic litigation, advocacy and capacity building to improve access to justice for minority and indigenous communities worldwide.  Lucy has a particular focus on litigating indigenous land rights before both regional and national courts, and her casework includes the landmark Endorois decision on indigenous land rights in Kenya before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the recent Ogiek land and conservation case against Kenya before the African Court of Human and Peoples' Rights. In addition to having served as the Legal Director at the Kurdish Human Rights Project, she’s also been the Deputy Director of the London-based British Irish Rights Watch. She also currently serves as a trustee at Anti-Slavery International. Lucy is a graduate of University College, Oxford (Law, BA/MA) and King’s College, London (International Peace and Security, MA).  

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