Chairman of The Nordic Committee for Human Rights.
Mrs. Ruby Harrold-Claesson, Lawyer, was born in Kingston, Jamaica, as daughter of Mr. and Mrs O. J. Harrold. She is married to Håkan Claesson, engineer. They have two daughters, Simone and Lorica and one son, Leif. Ruby Harrold-Claesson lives in Gothenburg, Sweden and can be reached at: + 46 - 31 - 70 20 385 (office); Fax: + 46 - 31 -70 25 242.
Besides her mother language English, Mrs Harrold-Claesson speaks Swedish, French and Spanish.
Ruby Harrold-Claesson started her academic career by studying at Excelsior High School, in Kingston, Jamaica, then Law and Political Science in France. In Sweden she has done post-graduate studies in Legal History, after which she took a Swedish law degree.
Ruby Harrold-Claesson runs a private law firm in Gothenburg. Ruby Harrold-Claesson works with family law, e.g. guardianship cases and cases dealing with parental rights; criminal cases etc.
Ruby Harrold-Claesson has referred several cases of breaches of Human Rights to the European Commission for Human Rights in Strasbourg.