Clarissa Bencomo


Clarisa Bencomo is Human Rights Watch's children's rights researcher for the Middle East and North Africa and author of Adults Before Their Time: Children in Saudi Arabia's Criminal Justice System (March 2008).

Articles by this Author
Separating Image from Substance in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, its image in need of polishing in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks, has opened itself up to foreign scrutiny of its notoriously poor human rights record. Members of Congress now make regularly scheduled stops in the...

Singerman, Avenues of Participation

Diane Singerman, Avenues of Participation: Family, Politics and Networks in Urban Quarters of Cairo (Princeton, 1995).