From Hero to Public Enemy? Human Rights Workers in Egypt
A presentation by Heba Morayef
Wednesday 13 November, 1pm
MESC Conference Room 2715
AUC New Cairo
The Middle East Studies Center is honored to be hosting Heba Morayef on Wednesday 13 November at the American University in Cairo’s New Cairo campus.
Heba Morayef is the Egypt Director of the Middle East and North Africa Division at Human Rights Watch. She investigates human rights abuses in Egypt and conducts local and international advocacy. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Morayef worked at Amnesty’s International’s International Secretariat in London as campaigner on Libya and Tunisia. She has also worked at Middle East program office at Article 19 in London, and at UNDP’s Human Rights Capacity Building Project in Cairo. Morayef holds a bachelor`s degree in political science with a specialization in public international law from the American University in Cairo and a degree in public international law from the London School of Economics and Political Science.