Ali Alyami

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Dr. Ali Alyami is the Executive Director and founder of the Center for Democracy and Human Rights in Saudi Arabia, based in Washington, DC.[1][2][3]

Biography[edit]

Ali Alyami was born and raised in Saudi Arabia.[1][2] In 1967, he emigrated to the United States on an Aramco scholarship.[2] He received an M.A. from California State University, Los Angeles, and a PhD from the Claremont Graduate University.[1]

He has worked for the Arab Organization for Human Rights in Cairo, Egypt, the Saudi Institute in Washington, DC, and the American Friends Service Committee in San Francisco.[1] In 2004, he founded the Center for Democracy and Human Rights in Saudi Arabia.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e CDHR biography
  2. ^ a b c Phyllis Chesler, An American Muslim Hero: Dr. Ali Alyami', in Pajamas Media, Feb 18, 2010 [1]
  3. ^ Ali Alyami, 'Fears of a Muslim Brotherhood Takeover are Overblown', in The Weekly Standard, Feb 12, 2011 [2]

See also[edit]

Ali Alyami, "Saudi Arabia at a Crossroads", Free Muslim Coalition Against Terrorism, June 20, 2012
Ali Alyami, "Saudi Arabia at a Crossroads", essay posted as comment at Saudi Jeans, June 26, 2012