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Eshhad: Center for the Protection of Minorities

An online platform that gathers current and up-to-date information on religiously motivated violence.

Founded: 2013 by Amira Mikhail

  • Program Area

    Health & Healthcare, Human Rights
  • Location of Impact

    Middle East
  • Headquarters Location

    New York City, New York, United States
  • Product Platforms

  • Budget

    $0 to $500,000
  • Founder Demographics


Eshhad is the Arabic imperative for "witness" or "testify," which lies at the core of what we do. We document sectarianism against religious, cultural, and ethnic minorities in the Middle East. Since January 2011, Eshhad has coded over 700 incidents in Egypt, Iraq, and Syria.