Marielle Hayek – Researcher / Program Manager
Human rights researcher with a Bachelor of Law (LLB) concentration on Public International Law from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik in Lebanon, and after participating in an exchange programme to Leiden University in the Netherlands. She has experience in research and advocacy on violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law in Syria, Iraq, and Lebanon. She also underwent training in a law firm with focus on personal status, constitutional law, and criminal law and was a coordinator in a legal clinic on children’s rights in Lebanon.
M.Y – Project Coordinator
Human rights activist with a bachelor’s in law from the Lebanese University. She has experience in International Human Rights Law and Lebanese Personal Status laws. She has worked with humanitarian organizations since 2018, with focus on violations against vulnerable groups and refugee issues.
E.K – Field Officer
Human rights activist with a bachelor’s in law from the University of Aleppo and field work experience with refugees dating to 2013, in addition to his experience in legal support on personal status and land law, and in coordination of development and peacebuilding initiatives for host and refugee communities. Additionally, he previously worked as a teacher and director at a school for Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
I.A – Media designer
Holder of a bachelor’s in biochemistry from the Lebanese University and a bachelor’s in graphic design from the Lebanese International University. He has over 10 years of experience in design, working in media production with Arab and International magazines, and as a graphic designer with various companies, organizations, and universities, notably the American University of Beirut.
Zain Alabdin Ali – Database Officer
Human rights activist and architecture student based in Mexico. He previously studied Radio and TV at the Lebanese International University. He worked with Syrian refugees in Syrian and Palestinian camps between 2012 and 2016 on legal support and issues pertaining to relief, education, and labour, as well as contributed to the production of multiple human rights studies with organizations in Lebanon.
R.G – Media Consultant
A Journalist, Trainer and content producer. He holds a master’s degree in media and communication sciences from the Lebanese University, and specializes in communication, electronic media and cybersecurity. He has a wide experience in content writing and producing articles for various news and advocacy websites, in addition to content production for TV programs tackling social and political topics. He also has great experience in providing training for youth on the topics of communication, digital safety, social media, soft skills and TOT’s. Not to mention being an activist in civil society and interested in human rights issues.