Omar Sabry / @sabryomar

Ottawa-based human rights researcher 

Omar Sabry is a human rights researcher and advocate based in Ottawa. He has previously worked in the Office of the Co-Investigating Judges at the United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials in Cambodia, for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Lebanon, and for Human Rights Watch in Egypt. He holds a Master of Arts in International Politics from the University of Ottawa, and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Toronto.

Most Recent Posts


How Canada failed Afghan detainees

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October 16, 2015

Canada knowingly transferred detainees in Afghanistan to facilities where torture was rife. Since then, the Canadian government has avoided all accountability. This is our unfinished business.