Kauthar Menhal is an Americas team researcher, she currently works at the House of Commons as a Researcher, specialising in political transitions and foreign policy in the Middle East and North Africa, human rights violations in South Asia, and Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine. She recently began working on a project evaluating and reviewing selected CPINs on Myanmar from the UK Home Office and enrolled onto a Research Fellow Programme on Migration and Asylum Policy with the European Institute of Policy Research and Human Rights. Kauthar was also on the Emergency COI Repository Team over the summer working on Afghanistan and Ukraine report tasks. She speaks English, Polish and Arabic and have a masters in International Politics.