Daniel Wilkinson

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Daniel Wilkinson is the managing director of the Americas division at Human Rights Watch.[1] "His book, Silence on the Mountain, won the 2003 PEN/Albrand award for outstanding first nonfiction by an American author."[2]

On September 19, 2008, Wilkinson and Jose Miguel Vivanco were expelled from Venezuela for "violat[ing] the constitution by criticizing the government while on tourist visas."[3] Vivanco and Wilkinson had arrived from New York to release a HRW report on the Venezuelan political system, but both were ordered onto the first flight out of Venezuela.[4]

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  1. Human Rights Watch, Daniel Wilkinson, organizational website, accessed January 2013
  2. Larry Siems, A Review of Silence on the Mountain, Counterpunch, accessed September 23, 2008.
  3. Jose Miguel Vivanco and Daniel Wilkinson, "Hugo Chavez Versus Human Rights", Published in: The New York Review of Books. From: Human Rights Watch, organizational website, accessed January 2013.
  4. Ian James and Stan Lehman, Rights monitor blasts Venezuela for expulsion, The News Tribune, 22 September 2008.
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