Global Freedom of Expression

Heba Morayef

Heba Morayef is the MENA Regional Director at Amnesty International, Formerly, she was the Egypt Director at Human Rights Watch, one of the world’s leading non-profit organizations for defending and protecting against human rights violations. She produces reports, news releases and op-eds based on her findings and conducts local and international advocacy. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Morayef worked at Amnesty International’s international secretariat in London as campaigner on Libya and Tunisia. She speaks English, Arabic, and French. In a Spring 2013 poll conducted by TIME magazine, 88% of readers counted Morayef among the 100 most influential people on the planet for her work in Egypt.