Alfonso Wieland is a human rights lawyer and writer in Lima, Peru, and is the co-founder and Latin American Director of Paz y Esperanza. Prior to his work with Paz y Esperanza, Mr. Wieland served for over 9 years as a member of the legal team for the National Evangelical Council of Peru, working in the area of human rights. In addition to his law degree, Mr. Wieland has post graduate degrees in sociology and theology. Dr. Wieland has published several books including In Love with His Justice (2003), reflecting on the work of Paz y Esperanza during and following the Peruvian civil conflict, and co-authored Seeking Justice For All (2006), a practical guide introducing Christians to topics of human rights and advocacy. He lives in Lima, Peru, with his wife and two children.