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Hiba Zayadin

Researcher, Middle East and North Africa Division
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Hiba Zayadin is a researcher in the Middle East and North Africa Division, investigating human rights abuses in the Arab Gulf states. She previously worked as a Human Rights Watch Research Assistant, helping investigate human rights abuses in Jordan and Saudi Arabia, and authoring a report on Jordan’s discriminatory nationality law and the treatment of non-citizen children of Jordanian women in the country.  Prior to joining Human Rights Watch, Zayadin served four years as editor of the Middle East and North Africa desk at IFEX, a global network of organizations working to promote and defend freedom of expression as a fundamental human right. She holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast and print journalism.