Peter Bouckaert is the Emergencies director for Human Rights Watch and was interviewed from Southern Lebanon today. He is continuing to document conditions there in the aftermath of war and discusses the impact on villages, the use of cluster bombs and war crimes committed by Israel and Hezbollah.
Bouckaert is a University of California at Santa Barbara graduate and the recipient of the Storke Award, the highest honor given an undergraduate. He has worked on human rights issues in the US, South Africa and in conflict zones in Chechnya, Sudan, Iraq and Afghanistan among others.
Interviewer: Elizabeth Robinson