Boris Dittrich (Human Rights Watch)
Boris Dittrich is a human rights activist, former Dutch politician and writer. He works on national and international levels to achieve non-discrimination and equal rights for LGBT people. In 2007, Boris became Advocacy Director of the LGBT Rights Program for Human Rights Watch, a non-governmental organization, at their headquarters in New York City. In 2013, he moved from New York to Berlin where he continues to work as Advocacy Director of the LGBT Rights Program at Human Rights Watch. Boris will remain a global advocate with a special focus on Russia and Eastern Europe.
Boris divides his time living between Berlin and Amsterdam with his husband Jehoshua.