Tom Parker

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Tom Parker is the Policy Director for Terrorism, Counterterrorism and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA.[citation needed]

From 2006 to 2008, Parker was the Executive Director of the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center and he "is the former CEO of the Halo Partnership consulting firm which has designed and executed transitional justice projects for the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Darfur Peace and Development Organization (DPDO).

"Tom served for six months in 2003-2004 as the United Kingdom’s Special Adviser on Transitional Justice to the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) in Baghdad, Iraq and as Head of the CPA’s Crimes against Humanity Investigation Unit. He was a member of the team of experts dispatched to Chad by the US State Department in August 2004 to investigate reported atrocities in Darfur and spent four years as war crimes investigator with the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) working in the field in Bosnia, Kosovo and Macedonia." [1]

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  1. Staff, Iran Human Rights Documentation Center, accessed November 18, 2008.