Nigel Rodley

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Rodley in December 2010

Sir Nigel Simon Rodley (1 December 1941 – 25 January 2017) was a British human rights activist, lawyer and professor. He was a member of the United Nations Human Rights Committee. He was also a commissioner for the International Commission of Jurists. He held academic positions at the University of Essex and the London School of Economics.

He was of Jewish descent.[1]

Rodley died after a short illness on 25 January 2017 in Colchester, at the age of 75.[2]

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  1. http://ijv.org.uk
  2. "Human rights 'founding father', Sir Nigel Rodley, dies". BBC News. BBC. 25 January 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2017.