Bertha Justice Fellow
Sadaf Doost is a Bertha Justice Fellow at the Center for Constitutional Rights, where she works on supporting the Afghan people in the wake of the Taliban takeover, defending Palestine liberation advocates, and challenging the unlawful detentions at Guantánamo Bay, mass deportations to Cameroon, and environmental racism in the U.S. South. Prior to joining the Center for Constitutional Rights, Sadaf worked at Refugees International, as well as with Afghan and Syrian refugees in Greece, Turkey, and the U.S. She also co-founded Global Advocates for Afghanistan, an Afghan-led movement committed to protecting and promoting the human rights of Afghans on an international scale, and served as a legal advocacy intern on the National Security and Police Practices Team at the ACLU of Southern California. Sadaf received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, with a focus on Global Poverty and Practice and a J.D. from the University of California, Irvine, School of Law, where she was an International Law Fellow at the Center on Globalization, Law, and Society, a Berkeley Human Rights Center Fellow, and a student attorney at the International Justice and Civil Rights Litigation Clinics working on litigation and legal advocacy efforts against state-sponsored and corporate human rights abuses in China, government surveillance, torture and police brutality, climate injustice, and discrimination against Muslims. Sadaf was previously an Ella Baker Intern at the Center for Constitutional Rights.