Sarah Leah Whitson


Sarah Leah Whitson is the executive director of Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN). She was formerly the executive director of the Middle East and North Africa Division of Human Rights Watch.

Articles by Sarah Leah Whitson
Relatives and neighbors gather around a burned vehicle targeted and hit by an American drone strike in Kabul.
Relatives and neighbors gather around a burned vehicle targeted and hit by an American drone strike in Kabul.
Yemeni army reinforcements arrive.
Yemeni army reinforcements arrive.
Farmers harvest wheat in a field in Tabuk in April 2016. The province has been tapped for the location of a high-tech megacity called Neom.
Farmers harvest wheat in a field in Tabuk in April 2016. The province has been tapped for the location of a high-tech megacity called Neom.
Saudi Shiite women hold placards with portraits of prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr on January 2, 2016. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Saudi Shiite women hold placards with portraits of prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr on January 2, 2016. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)
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MAHMUD TURKIA/AFP/GettyImages
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