27 April

Maryam Jamshidi

Expert on Civil Society and Transitional Justice in the Arab World¬† FOLLOW MARYAM Maryam Jamshidi is a lawyer and writer with nearly ten years of experience working on issues relating to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Her prior experiences include providing legal representation to a number of regional governments, working at a local […]

20 January

Diana Buttu

International Lawyer and Consultant “Diana Buttu is the closest thing to a Palestinian Makeover” The Economist FOLLOW DIANA Diana Buttu is a Canadian-Palestinian human rights attorney. A lawyer specializing in negotiations, international law, and international human rights law, Diana served from 2000-2005 as a legal advisor to the Palestinian negotiating team and later to PA […]

13 November

Selma Dabbagh

British/Palestinian Lawyer & Novelist FOLLOW SELMA Selma is a Lawyer and an author working and living in London. Selma has been nominated for several awards for her short stories which have been published by Granta, International PEN, Wasafiri, Telegram and The Letters Page. Her first novel, Out of It, (Bloomsbury 2011) set between Gaza, London […]

9 July


She is currently the Freedman Teaching Fellow at Temple Law School and the US-based Legal Advocacy Consultant for the Badil Resource Center for Palestinian Refugee and Residency Rights.