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SARA SALEH

Revolution is not a onetime event.

SARA SALEH

Human Rights Advocate, Activist & Artist

About Me

Sara Saleh is an Arab-Australian human rights advocate, grassroots activist, creative artist, and media commentator who has spent the last decade working with various international organisations including Amnesty International Australia and CARE International in Jordan.

A longtime campaigner for refugee rights, gender justice and racial justice, Sara has gone from the UN in New York to working in the refugee camps of Palestine, Lebanon and the Jordanian-Syrian border.

Also a poet and writer, Sara’s first poetry collection was released in August 2016 and explores themes of displacement, migration, identity and women. Her poems have also been published in numerous international anthologies including Bankstown Poetry collections, and A Blade of Grass (2017).

A co-founder of the Dubai Poetry Slam and a 2015 Australian Poetry Slam NSW State Finalist, Sara continues to perform across festivals nationally and internationally.

In 2016, Sara made her theatrical debut in the National Theatre of Parramatta’s production, The Cartographer’s Curse.

Sara currently sits on the board of national advocacy organisation GetUp!. A Master of Human Rights Law graduate, Sara is completing her Juris Doctor at UNSW.

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