About the contributors
Ainani, Jadiya: Member of the National Council, the Central Committee of International Relations and the Central Committee on Migration and Asylum of the Moroccan Association of Human Rights. She also investigates questions of equality and women’s rights.
Akkerman, Mark: Researcher at Stop Wapenhandel (Dutch campaign against the arms trade) and the Transnational Institute (TNI).
Baroud, Ramzy and Rubeo, Romana: Dr. Ramzy Baroud is an internationally-syndicated columnist, a media consultant, an author. His latest book is “These Chains Will Be Broken” (Clarity Press, 2019). Romana Rubeo is a writer, an editor and a translator. She holds a Master’s Degree in Foreign Languages and Literature.
Battistessa, Diego: Latin America specialist in Human Rights and Migration, professor at the Institute of International and European Studies “Francisco de Vitoria” of the Carlos III University of Madrid, and author of the blog “Civis Mundi – Diego Battistessa”. www.diegobattistess.com.
Bég, Mirza S: Kashmiri lawyer, currently based in London. He contributes regularly through seminars, writings and organization to debates on legal and political issues regarding Kashmir.
Conde, Gilberto: Research Professor at the Center for Asian and African Studies of the College of Mexico (ColMex).
Eid, Haidar: Associate Professor of the Department of English Literature at the Al Aqsa University, Gaza, Palestine. He is a founding member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI).
Freedom to Thrive: Formerly known as Enlace, is an organization that tackles the crimmigration system through a pro-Black abolitionist lens. In 2010, it launched the National Prison Industry Divestment Campaign that has since led to the divestment of over 6 billion dollars.
González López, Daniela: International Coordinator of the Observatory of Human Rights of the Peoples.
Hernández Zubizarreta, Juan: Researcher at the Observatory of Multinationals in Latin America (OMAL) and member of Ongi Etorri Errefuxiatuak, Basque Country.
Juma ’, Jamal: Born in Jerusalem, he has been coordinating since 2002 the Palestinian Popular Campaign against the Apartheid Wall (Stop the Wall). Since 2012 he is the coordinator of the Land Defense Coalition, a network of Palestinian popular movements. He is also Secretariat member of the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC).
Leete, Lorraine: Local coordinator of the Legal Center Lesbos. Lawyer from the United States, who has worked on investigation and litigation of human rights abuses by multinationals in Colombia, and on advocacy for the rights of the Palestinian people.
Marshood, Hala and Al’Sanah, Riya: Researchers and Palestinian activists. They are both currently research coordinators at the research center Who Profits from the Occupation.
Martins, Gizele: Activist and community communicator of the favela complex Maré in Rio de Janeiro.
Merabet, Mohamed: President of the Platform of Solidarity with the Peoples of the Mediterranean and member of the National Committee of the Democratic Way, Morocco.
Mohamed Lamin Bechri, Mahfud: Member of the campaign against the Moroccan wall in Western Sahara “Remove the Wall” and Novact representative for Western Sahara.
Friends of the Earth / Nucleus Brazil (NAT / Brazil): An anti-capitalist environmental organization in defense of the sovereignty and collective rights of peoples. NAT / Brazil is the Brazilian affiliate of the International Federation of Friends of the Earth (FoEI), the largest network of grassroots environmental groups.
Oliva, Oli: Activist of the Caravan Opening Borders and BDS Madrid.
Ortiz, Soledad: Member of the Observatory of Human Rights of the Peoples and of the Assembly of the Peoples in Defense of the Territory, Public, Secular and Free Education and Human Rights, Oaxaca, Mexico.
Parrish, Will: Investigative journalist based in the United States whose work appears, among others in The Intercept, The Guardian, The Nation, East Bay Express, Counterpunch, Shadowproof.
Petersen-Smith, Khury: Khury Petersen-Smith is the Michael Ratner Middle East Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC. He researches U.S. military power and borders. He is one of the co-authors and organizers of the 2015 Black Solidarity with Palestine statement, which was signed by over 1,100 Black activists, artists, and scholars.
Prashad, Vijay: Indian historian, journalist, commentator and Marxist intellectual. He is Executive Director of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research and Chief Editor of LeftWord Books.
Romano, German: Latin American journalist, collaborator with the news and analysis website Virginia Bolten. He is the author of the book “Structures and privileges of hegemonic men in the patriarchal system”.
Shalhoub-Kevorkian, Nadera: Palestinian feminist activist and scholar. Professor at the Institute of Criminology – Faculty of Law, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Chair in Global Law, Queen Mary University of London.
Teltumbde, Anand: Human rights activist, member of the Committee for the Protection of Democratic Rights (CPDR), Maharashtra (India), and senior professor at the Goa Institute of Management.
Vargas, Mónica: Researcher for the Corporate Power Project, which is part of the Transnational Institute’s Economic Justice Program. She has been facilitating the Global Campaign to Reclaim Peoples Sovereignty, Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop Impunity since 2015.