Non-resident Fellow, Arab Center Washington DC
Afrah Nasser is a Non-resident Fellow at Arab Center Washington DC. She is also a freelance journalist and a human rights defender who previously worked as a researcher at Human Rights Watch, investigating international humanitarian law and human rights law violations and abuses in Yemen. Nasser is the recipient of many awards, including the Committee to Protect Journalists’ International Press Freedom Award, and her blog has been featured on CNN as one of the top 10 must-read blogs from the Middle East. Nasser has written for and made appearances on numerous news outlets, including Al Jazeera, Al-Monitor, Atlantic Council, and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She holds a BA in English Linguistics from Sana’a University, Yemen and an MA in Communication from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.