Noura Ghazi


Noura Ghazi is a former Nonresident Fellow at the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP); at TIMEP, her mandate focused on on enforced disappearances and detention across the MENA region. She is a human rights lawyer who has helped over 1,000 detainees and their families in Syria. She is the co-founder and Executive Director of Nophotozone, an organization providing legal assistance, empowerment, and advocacy for detainees and their families and families of those forcibly disappeared in Syria. Ghazi internationally advocates for human rights, and her work has been covered by the BBC, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and Al Jazeera among others. In 2018 Ghazi was named by Amnesty International as one of the “8 kick-ass women standing up for our rights.” She is from Damascus, Syria and lives and works in Beirut, Lebanon. You can follow her on Twitter at @nouraghazilaw.