Jason Stearns

Jason Stearns is Director of the RVI’s Usalama Project, which documents armed groups in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Jason has worked in the DRC since September 2001, when he volunteered at a Bukavu human rights organization, Héritiers de la Justice (Heirs of Justice). He went on to work for the International Human Rights Law Group and the United Nations peacekeeping operation, MONUC.