Sareta Ashraph

Sareta Ashraph

Former Visiting Fellow

Middle East Centre

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Sareta is a barrister specialised in international criminal law, with a focus on genocide. From May 2012 to November 2016, Sareta served as the Chief Analyst on the Commission of Inquiry on Syria. Sareta is responsible for the investigation and drafting of the Commission’s June 2016 report “They Came to Destroy: ISIS’s Crimes Against the Yazidis”, which found that ISIS was committing the crime of genocide. More recently she was Stanford Law School’s Global Practitioner-in-Residence, researching and writing about gender and genocide. Sareta is a member of Garden Court Chambers in London.

Expertise Details

international criminal law; genocide; Yazidi; ISIS;