Exceptional Human Rights Defender, Yara Sallam

Author: Kevin Fye


Arrested at a peaceful demonstration in Cairo last June, Yara Sallam (LL.M. ’10) is still in jail, waiting to see how authorities will act on the charges brought against her and her fellow activists. Brian Dooley, Director of Human Rights First’s Human Rights Defenders program, discusses Sallam’s situation in this Huffington Post profile.