I am a human rights researcher committed to the Middle East and North
Africa. I collaborate directly with many prominent organisations based in or working on the region.
I have recently been working on economic and social rights; the 2030 Development Agenda; and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda
I also work on the rights of detainees, fair trials, prevention of torture and
ill-treatment, the death penalty, freedoms of expression and association,
children’s rights, and women’s rights.
I also specialise on the League of Arab States,
its human rights standards and mechanisms including the Arab Charter on Human
I hold an LLM in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law from
the University of Essex, UK.
I am affiliated with the following:
I am currently an independent human rights consultant carrying out various projects related to human rights situation in the Middle East and North Africa.
I was the Legal Adviser to the Middle East and North Africa at the
International Secretariat of Amnesty International for 10 years.
I am fluent in both Arabic and English.
For a list of organisations I work with and
selected testimonials, please click here