Contributors

Rahaf Safi

Rahaf Safi is a human rights and humanitarian practitioner. She was previously based in the MENA region, primarily working on the Syria humanitarian response with international and local non-governmental and civil society organizations, and continues to work with conflict-affected communities in...

Linda Bergauer

Linda Bergauer is a human rights practitioner who works on the protection and promotion of civil and political rights in the MENA region and on legal issues pertaining to the support of asylum seekers in Switzerland. She is currently a...

Bachar El-Halabi

Bachar El-Halabi, LLM is a Lebanese activist and the senior Geopolitical Analyst for the Middle East and North Africa at ClipperData Analytics, NYC. His published work focuses on Lebanese politics and regional geopolitical-related developments. He is the author of Human...

Mostafa Fouad

Mostafa Fouad is an Egyptian human rights lawyer and a legal researcher at Columbia University-NYC within the project Global Freedom of Expression. His published research includes work on the Egyptian Protest Law, Media Law, the interference of executive authorities in...

Sana Mustafa

Sana Mustafa is the Director of Partnerships and Engagement at Asylum Access, where she leads fundraising and partnership initiatives bringing together RLOs and powerful refugee response institutions, including the RefugeesLead Campaign. and The Resourcing Refugee Leadership Initiative  After fleeing war...

Mona Shtaya

Mona Shtaya is a digital rights defender working in the Arab region. She is currently the Local Advocacy Manager at 7amleh- the Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media, she joined 7amleh in 2017 as an advisory board member....

John Chappell

John Ramming Chappell is a Legal & Policy Intern at TIMEP. He is a joint J.D. and M.S. in Foreign Service candidate at Georgetown University, where he focuses on human rights, national security law, and U.S. foreign policy. He previously worked at the...

Michael Akladios

Michael Akladios is the Founder and Director of Egypt Migrations, a non-profit corporation in Canada. An historian of 20th century Egyptian migrations, his research critically reflects on the mundane transnationalism of Coptic and Muslim middle-class professionals in North American cities. He...

Miray Philips

Miray Philips is a PhD Candidate in Sociology at the University of Minnesota and a Visiting Research Fellow at Johns Hopkins' School of Advanced International Studies. Her dissertation examines the politics and representations of Middle East Christians in the US...

Nouran Ragrag

Nouran Ragrag is a Masters of International Studies and Diplomacy graduate from SOAS, University of London. Her thesis focused on obstacles to women's participation in politics and the peace and reconciliation process in Libya post-2011, with the case study being on...