Kristine Beckerle is legal director, accountability and redress, for Mwatana for Human Rights, an independent Yemen rights organization. She previously served as Yemen researcher at Human Rights Watch. Prior to joining Human Rights Watch, she worked with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, the UN agency that cares for Palestinian refugees, in Amman, Jordan, on issues related to gender-based violence and international protection. She holds a law degree from Yale Law School and a bachelor’s degree in social studies from Harvard University. Diwan interviewed Beckerle in August, when she participated in a discussion on Yemen at the Carnegie Middle East Center, to ask her to provide an update on the human rights situation in the country.