Graham Usher was Palestine correspondent for The Economist, Middle East International and al-Ahram English Weekly. He is the author of Dispatches from Palestine (Pluto Press 1999).Andre Sibomana was an outspoken human rights activist, journalist and a Catholic priest. He worked tirelessly for independent investigations into human rights violations in Rwanda. He died in March 1998. Laure Guilbert is a French historian and Herve Deguine is a French journalist. Both are based in France.Carina Tertsakian researches on Central Africa for Amnesty International. Alison Des Forges works for the human rights organization Human Rights Watch, based in New York .