Journalist, human rights analyst, unrepentant optimist
Luke Holland is an Irish journalist and human rights activist based in Spain. He currently works as a researcher and communications officer at the Centre for Economic and Social Rights (www.cesr.org). Prior to this, he was based in Colombia, where he worked as a researcher for The Colombian Platform for Human Rights, Democracy and Development.
Luke has also been employed as Senior Editor of the Spanish think-tank FRIDE (The Foundation for International Relations and Exterior Dialogue). As a journalist he has been on the staffs of The Irish Times, The Mirror, Hello! and Independent Television News, where he worked on Channel 4 News and The ITV News At Ten.