Dr Daragh Murray
Director Human Rights Centre Clinic, School of Law, University of Essex
Daragh Murray is a lecturer at the Human Rights Centre and the Director of the Human Rights Centre Clinic. His research focuses on issues relating to the law of armed conflict, international human rights law, and non-State actors. He is currently finalizing a manuscript ‘Human Rights Obligations of Non-State Armed Groups’ to be published by HART Publishing in 2016. He is a former Government of Ireland IRCHSS Research Scholar, and has an LLM in International Human Rights Law from the Irish Centre for Human Rights, and an MSc in Computer Security & Forensics from Dublin City University.
Daragh previously worked as head of the International Unit at the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, based in the Gaza Strip. In 2011, he served as Rapporteur for an Independent Civil Society Fact-Finding Mission to Libya, which visited western Libya in November 2011 in the immediate aftermath of the revolution. He is currently engaged in a consultancy project with Chatham House focusing on the application of international human rights law to situations of armed conflict.