Jonathan Pedneault is a journalist, an investigator, and a supporter of human rights. As a part of HRW’s Crisis and Conflict Division, Pedneault also writes reports from Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Tanzania, Uganda, the United States, and Kyrgyzstan about abuses like torture and overuse of force.
The last time Pedneault did the research for Human Rights Watch, was in Ukraine during the first ten days of the conflict in 2022. At the end of April 2022, Pedneault quits his job with the organization and goes back to Canada. In July 2022, Pedneault said he was running for the Green Party of Canada’s leadership.
Brief Information About Jonathan Pedneault
|Journalist, Activist, Politician
Jonathan Pedneault Net Worth
The total amount of Jonathan Pedneault’s wealth is approximately $3 million. He has relied mostly on his employment as a writer, activist, and politician to support himself financially. Including his earnings from movies and other sources, Jonathan Pedneault brings in more than $500,000 a year.
Those who have achieved as much as he has been deserving of the finer things in life, including expensive cars and vacations. He is widely considered one of the most successful and powerful journalists in all of Canada.
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Jonathan Pedneault Wife
Jonathan Pedneault hasn’t told the public about his wife or children. He is 1.83m tall, which looks good, and he is a good weight for his personality.
Jonathan Pedneault Career
Pedneault went to Chad and traversed Sudanese Darfur in 2008, just before turning 18, with rebels from the Justice and Equality Movement to report on the humanitarian catastrophe and co-produce a CBC/Radio-Canada documentary. Pedneault left the University of Ottawa in 2009 to seek the candidacy of the Liberal Party of Canada in his home riding of Longueuil—Pierre-Boucher.
Even though Michael Ignatieff, the party’s then leader, promised that the party would hold open nominations in all ridings without a serving MP, Denis Coderre, the party’s lieutenant in Quebec, banned Jonathan Pedneault’s candidacy and nominated a candidate. As a result, Ignatieff was urged by Pedneault and others to uphold his pledge to democratize the party in an opinion piece published in La Presse.
A 52-minute documentary about the multi-polarization of maritime spaces in the Middle East was made for CBC/Radio-Canada, Al-Jazeera, and Arte between 2010 and 2012, and it was co-directed by Jonathan Pedneault. After that, Pedneault supervises filming and reporting in the region, getting access to both Somali pirates in the Hobyo town of Galmudug and NATO anti-piracy naval operations cruising the Indian Ocean.
Human Rights Investigations
In 2015, Pedneault was hired by Amnesty International to investigate violations of human rights in the CAR and the failures of the United Nations peacekeeping mission dispatched to the country. Pedneault’s efforts resulted in the publication of a damning inquiry exposing sexual assault and disproportionate use of force by MINUSCA forces and the subsequent dismissal of the UN’s representative in CAR 17 by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
For Human Rights Watch, Pedneault has been a researcher on South Sudan 18 since 2016. He details the spread of violence and atrocities in the country’s south and west, as well as those that occurred in the capital city of Juba in July 2016. The year 2016 concluded with Pedneault relocating to the Arctic Norwegian island of Svalbard.
Jonathan Pedneault is a journalist, an investigator, and a supporter of human rights. He is 1.83m tall, looks good, and he is a good weight for his personality. His net worth is approximately $3 million. In 2022, he plans to run for the leadership of the Green Party of Canada. Jonathan Pedneault is the co-director of a documentary for CBC/Radio-Canada, Al-Jazeera and Arte.
In 2016, he was hired by Amnesty International to investigate abuses in the Central African Republic (CAR). He has also been a researcher on South Sudan 18 for Human Rights Watch.