Hanny Megally | Center for Victims of Torture

Hanny Megally

National Advisory Council Member

Senior Fellow, New York University’s Center on International Cooperation (Present)
UNHCR Chief of Asia, Pacific, Middle East and North Africa Branch
Vice President, Programs, International Center for Transactional Justices
Head of Middle East Research Department, Amnesty International (1984-1994)
Head of Social Justice Program in Middle East, Ford Foundation
Executive Director, MENA region of Human Rights Watch (1997-2003)


We heal victims of torture through unique services and professional care worldwide.

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We strengthen partners who heal torture survivors and work to prevent torture.

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We advocate for the protection & care of torture survivors and an end to torture.

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