Doina Ioana Straisteanu

Doina Ioana works for INTERIGHTS, the International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights, as a Lawyer in the Europe Programme. She conducts strategic litigation before the European Court of Human Rights and UN Treaty Bodies on issues of Security and Rule of Law and Violence against Women.

Prior to this, Doina Ioana worked as Legal Director for the Stichting Russian Justice Initiative (Netherlands). She provided legal advice and assistance to Chechen nationals seeking redress for ongoing human rights violations. Together with lawyers from the Moscow and Nazrani (Ingushetia) offices of the Stichting Russian Justice Initiative, she litigated and represented in hearings before the European Court of Human Rights. Doina Ioana has also worked with Moldovan Helsinki Committee for Human Rights on advocacy, litigation and monitoring of human rights violations in Republic of Moldova.