24 June

Samah Jabr

Photography by: Dols Leading Palestinian Psychiatrist Dr. Jabr is a leading psychiatrist, psychotherapist and a trainer practising in the public and the private sectors within Palestine in her native city of Jerusalem and in the West Bank. She is a graduate of the first cohort of the School of Medicine at Al Quds University and […]

28 February

Huwaida Arraf

Lawyer and Human Rights Advocate FOLLOW HUWAIDA Huwaida Arraf is a Palestinian-American lawyer and human rights advocate. She is co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM), which has twice been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Huwaida is co-editor of the book Peace Under Fire: Israel, Palestine, and the International Solidarity Movement. Huwaida was one […]

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 […]

5 December

Suad Amiry

Photographed by: Usama Tarazi Conservation Architect & Writer “One day I may forgive the Israelis for putting us under curfew for 42 days. But I will never forgive them for obliging us to have my mother-in-law for what seemed, then, more like 42 years.”¬†Sharon and my Mother-in-Law (Granta Books 2005) For the majority of her […]

11 July

LEILA SANSOUR

LEILA SANSOUR

An acclaimed Filmmaker FOLLOW LEILA Leila has an unconventional portfolio. She is an acclaimed documentary filmmaker, a regular freelancer with ITN news and is the founder and Executive director of Open Bethlehem; an organization that works to bring international commitment to the resolution of the Israeli/Palestinian question using Bethlehem as a gateway into the situation. […]