Abeer Ismail Almasri

Abeer Ismail Almasri is the research assistant for the Gaza Strip at Human Rights Watch. A native of Gaza City, she received a BA in English Language and Literature from al-Azhar University in 2009 and a diploma in Methodology in Education from al-Quds Open University in 2015. Prior to joining Human Rights Watch, Abeer worked as an interpreter for journalists and an English teacher and a trainer at foreign and local nonprofit organizations in Gaza. 

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"The crisis we face is not the result of a natural disaster or some other act of God. It’s entirely man-made. Just as they put us in the dark, they could give us light with the flip of a switch." Views
Monday, August 21, 2017
In Gaza, We Get Four Hours of Electricity a Day — If We’re Lucky
Some friends threw me a surprise birthday party last month. They placed a chocolate cake lit with candles before me and told me to make a wish for the year ahead. I immediately blurted out, “24-hour electricity and air-conditioning.” They laughed and suggested I wish for something more realistic...
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