Abd al-Salam al-Kekli
Is a member of Morocco's Judges Club and excutive member of The Natonal Observatory for the Independence of Judical Authority.
Is a lawyer and professor of law at Israa University, Amman.
Researcher at the Frontiers Ruwad Association
Researcher from Lebanon
Holds a Master’s degree in Public International Law and a Master’s degree in Public Policy.
Tunisian judge who was an elected member of the judiciary’s first provisional supreme council (the “Instance Provisoire de Supervision de la Justice Judiciaire”)
Doctoral researcher in public law.
Fattouh El Chazli
Professor of law at University of Alexandria
PhD candidate at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
is a Beirut-based lawyer and legal researcher
Hala Kerbage is a Beirut-based psychiatrist. Her main area of research is public mental health and its relation to social justice and human rights.
Lawyer and a member of The Legal Agenda
Hamdi al Kbailat
محام ببرنامج الحق في المعرفة وتداول المعلومات بمؤسسة حرية الفكر والتعبير
Is the Executive Director of Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain. The Bahraini government revoked his citizenship in 2012 in response to his peaceful activism.
Professor of Law at the University of Benghazi
Historian and Researcher
Lawyer and researcher. Member of The Legal Agenda.
is a visiting scholar at the Unviersity of Columbia's Faculty of Lawlamakarame@legal-agenda.com
Postdoctoral fellow at the Arab Council for the Social Sciences
Journalist at The Legal Agenda
Lea Bou Khater
* Lea Bou Khater isa PhD candidate in Development studies at the School of Oriental and African studies (University of London) with a special focus on workers’ movements. She is also a researcher at the Consultation and Research Institute in Lebanon.
Tunisian Judge and Member of the Temporary Body for the Judiciary (Instance Provisoire de la Justice Judiciaire)
Is a Yemeni author and legal activist
Maya El Helou
Researcher at the Legal Agenda
Is a Cairo-based scholar of humanitarian and international law and human rights email@example.com
Mohamed Adel Souliman
Egyptian lawyer and member of The Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights
Mohamed Afif Jaidi
Researcher and Consultant in social development
Is a Syrian senior scholar of international law and human rights who has taught at the university of Southern Paris and has published on the subject of minority rights
member of the Libyan judiciary.
Nayla Geagea is a trainee lawyer in Beirut and holds a Masters degree in International Law.
Lawyer Nizar Saghieh is co-founder and executive director of The Legal Agenda since 2011 as well as the editor of its publication of record. He has researched and written extensively on a wide-range of legal topics including war memories, freedom of expression, and vulnerable groups. He has also pursued strategic litigation in relation to complex social issues such as arbitrary detention of refugees and the disappeared in Lebanon's civil firstname.lastname@example.org
Rami Abou Alfa
ِArchitect and activist at Lil Madina (“For the City”) Initiative
Is a novelist and editor of Assafir's special edition on Palestine
Associate Professor of Private Law University of Tunis El Manar
Salsabil Klibi teaches at the Faculty of Legal, Political, and Social Sciences of Tunis.
Samer Ghamroun currently prepares a doctorate in the sociology of law and the state and social movements at the Institut des Sciences Sociales du Politique (ISP) in Paris. He teaches seminars in state sociology and social movements at the University of Paris 8 and the University of Paris 13. Mr Ghamroun’s research regards the relation between the state and different sections of society in ‘weak’ states, especially those with multiple legal spheres. Mr Ghamroun worked as a journalist in Lebanon, writing on many issues considered to be taboo such as the trial of war email@example.com
Sami AtallahSami Atallah is currently the Executive Director of the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS), an independent think tank based in Beirut. Prior to that, he served as a consultant for the World Bank, the European Union and the UNDP in Syria and Saudi Arabia. He also served as an advisor for the Lebanese Ministries of Finance, Industry, and Interior and Municipalities, as well as in the Prime Minister’s Office. He published several papers with the LCPS on industrial policy, budget policy, decentralization, and the competitiveness of Lebanese firms. One of his recent publications is a book chapter entitled “The Gulf region: Beyond oil and wars – the role of history and geopolitics in explaining autocracy” published by Routledge. Mr. Atallah is an economist, currently pursuing a PhD in Politics at New York University. He holds two masters degrees, one in International and Development Economics from Yale University and the other in Quantitative Methods from Columbia University.
Researcher at the Frontiers Ruwad Association
Sharaf al-Din al-Yacoubi
Is a human rights activist
Faculty of Law, University of Benghazi
The Legal Agenda
Wahid al Farshishi
Wahid al Farshishi, holds a doctorate in law and is General Law professor at the Tunisian University and and director of the Environmental Law masters program at the Tunisian school of Law and Politics. He heads the Tunisian Foundation for Individual Liberties and is vice president of the Tunisian Foundation for Public Administrations Sciences. Mr Farshishi has amongst other published the following studies: “Child labor in the Arab world” (Tunisia 2008), “Homosexuality in the laws of Arabic countries” (in corporation with Nizar Saghieh, Beirut 2009), “Independence of the Judiciary in Tunisia” (chapter in a book: “When judges assemble”, Beirut 2009), “Development and construction law” (Tunisia 2010) and “Nature reserves in Tunisian law” (Tunisia/ Geneva 2011).
Professor of Law at the University of Tunis and president of the Tunisian Association for the Defense of Individual Freedoms
A gradient lawyer in Beirut, and preparing her doctorate in law; She is also a member of the legal Agenda
Zeina G. Halabi
The author is Assistant Professor of Arabic Literature and Culture at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.