Rebecca Tinsley is a journalist and human rights activist who has worked in nine African countries. She founded Waging Peace, a London-based group campaigning on Darfur, and Network for Africa, a charity working with survivors of genocide after the big aid agencies move elsewhere.
Together with her husband Henry, she was asked by President and Mrs. Carter to start the Carter Centre UK. She was on the London Committee of Human Rights Watch for seven years, and has attended human rights trials in Turkey on their behalf. Her third novel, When The Stars Fall To Earth (LandMarc) is based on her interviews with the courageous survivors of the genocide in Darfur.
Rebecca lives in London, England.