Nasheen Kalkat

Nasheen is a Fellow with Reprieve’s South Asia team.

Nasheen first joined Reprieve in 2017 as a volunteer and rejoined in 2018 as a Fellow in the South Asia team. Her work is focused on conducting investigation and advocacy to support prisoners on death row in Pakistan, and on advocacy against the use of capital punishment in the region more broadly.

Nasheen has a law degree from Harvard Law School. She has previously represented Massachusetts state prisoners in disciplinary hearings against the Massachusetts Department of Corrections. She interned with the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights in Berlin, working on litigation brought by Indian farmers against pesticides manufacturers and promoting accountability of international brands for textile factory fires in Pakistan. She has also advocated for indigenous populations in South East Asia who have suffered human rights abuses at the hands of Canadian mining companies.