Mr. Ruhanya has been the Programs Manager for the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition since 2004. He coordinates the organization’s activities, including the documentation of human rights abuses and research in comparative human rights violations, promotion, and protection in Southern Africa. He holds degrees in communications and sociology, and received an M.A. degree in Human Rights from the University of Essex. He has worked in the media in various capacities advocating for freedom of expression. During his fellowship year, Mr. Ruhanya will focus on international human rights law and the law of armed conflict.