Inès Osman

Inès Osman is a French-Algerian human rights lawyer and the co-founder and director of MENA Rights Group, a legal advocacy NGO which defends and promotes fundamental rights and freedoms in the Middle East and North Africa region. Prior to this, she worked as a human rights practitioner for several years in international courts and human rights NGOs. Inès received her B.A. in International Relations from the University of Geneva and a LL.M. in Public International Law from the University of Leiden.

Articles by: Inès Osman

Algeria: The Arab Spring’s Late Bloomer?

When protests started throughout the Middle East and North Africa in late 2010 and early 2011, observers seemed to keep wondering: why are Algerians not protesting? But this is not entirely true.