Anthony Vinoth, a young Human Rights Defender was born on 8th December 1990. He is an undergraduate of Open University of Sri Lanka, following a Bachelor’s Degree programme in Social Sciences (Politics & International Studies) and follows a Diploma in Diplomacy and World Affairs at Bandaranayake International Diplomatic Training Institute. Coordinator of Sri Lankan NGOs’Collective against Torture. Member of South Asian Regional Network against Torture.
Worked as a Database Officer and Translator at Families of the Disappeared (FOD) in 2014 (January to December). Worked as editor of “Aithiya” Tamil Newsletter and Translator. From 2005 January to 2013 November he was under priestly formation at Claretian Congregation.
He is a dramatist, a musician, and debater and interested in travelling and driving and he is a rider.