Sarah Jackson

Amnesty International; Carnegie New Leader

Sarah Jackson is Amnesty International's deputy regional director for East Africa, the Horn, and the Great Lakes. She is also a fellow at Foreign Policy Interrupted.

Previously, Jackson was acting deputy Africa director, acting head of the Africa regional office, and Rwanda and Burundi researcher with Amnesty International. As a researcher she led around 15 human rights missions and wrote reports on freedom of speech and assembly, disappearances, and torture. Jackson has also worked for the American Friends Service Committee and Human Rights Watch.

Featured Work

UN Protection of Civilians site in Wau, South Sudan. April 2017. CREDIT: <a href="">UNMISS</a> <a href="">(CC)</a>

AUG 2, 2017 Podcast

Amnesty International's Sarah Jackson on the Crisis in South Sudan

Since South Sudan's civil war broke out in late 2013, soldiers on both sides have been using rape and other forms of sexual violence on a ...