Melissa Tessler

Melissa Tessler

Lawyer, Global Journalism Fellow, the Munk School

Melissa Tessler is a Toronto-based lawyer with expertise in international human rights and international humanitarian law as well as civil litigation. She has worked with judges at both the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and the United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials to assist in the evaluation and investigation of crimes against humanity and genocide. Melissa is currently completing a Fellowship in Global Journalism at the Munk School of Global Affairs with a focus on international affairs and public policy.

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