Branislav Marelic Rokov is a lawyer from the University of Chile, with a Diploma in Police Accountability from the Center for Citizen Security Studies. In 2010 he was an intern at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. He had participated in the Academy of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law at the Washington College of Law at American University.
He has been the representative of victims before the Universal and Inter-American Human Rights System, as in the case “Omar Humberto Maldonado and others,” recently sentenced by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and the case “Peralta Wetzel and others” on equal marriage before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, currently in the process of friendly settlement with the State of Chile.
Branislav Marelic is a Counselor elected by the civil society organizations that are part of the INDH registry from July 4, 2016 to July 4, 2022. He was elected Director of the Institute, by most Council members, in August 2016, ceasing to function in January 2018.