CELINE ASSAF BOUSTANI | International Legal Associate

In her legal and advocacy work at HRF Celine covers the Middle East and Africa.

Celine joined HRF’s Center for Law and Democracy in 2014 to focus on the protection of freedom of expression in Arabic and French-speaking countries around the world. Her legal and advocacy work cover the Middle East and Africa. She has since co-authored a legal report on the case of Waleed Abu al-Khair in Saudi Arabia. She completed a master’s in international law at Columbia Law School, and she also holds a master’s in French Law from Pantheon-Assas Paris II, France. Celine was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon, where she earned her Bachelor of Laws from Saint-Joseph University.