Parastou Hassouri, an Iranian-American, has lived in Cairo since September 2005. She is primarily engaged in the field of refugee law and migration policy, with a focus on the intersection of gender and migration.
Articles by this Author
|Losing Hope in Iran and Egypt||
The decision to leave your country, especially when you leave for political or ideological reasons, can be gut-wrenching. My parents made that decision for me when they left Iran in my early adolescence. Unlike some Iranians forced to flee, my...
|Women's Rights Activists Between State Violence and Intervention||
The November 15 attack on an armored car transporting Shukria Barakzai, a women...
|Letter from Ellinikon||
On a bright and sunny day in early April, outside a terminal at what was once the Ellinikon International Airport in Athens, I listened as Javad, 16, told the story of the second refugee flight of his life. Javad (not his real name) is a member...
|Your Tax Dollars Enable Police Brutality Abroad (March 9, 2016)|
|Five Exciting Developments from Across the Middle East in 2015 (January 6, 2016)|
|Saudi Arabia's Dangerous Sectarian Game (January 5, 2016)|