New JS Fellows


JST is very excited to announce the selection of 24 Fellows from Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Oman to participate in the 2014 John Smith Rule of Law Fellowship Programme. The UK residential programme will run from 21st February – 13th March 2014.



Zakeya Ali
Head of Educational Programmes in the Ministry of Culture

Khawla Al Muhannadi
President of the Environment Friends Society

Mohammed Altawash
Managing Director of MRT Investment

Ghada Hasan
Director of International Cooperation and Development in the Ministry of Interior Ombudsman Office

Ali Abbas Yusuf
Website Developer at ALBA (Aluminium Bahrain)



Nazar Al-braghim
Lecturer and Researcher at Hawler Medical University

Maysaa Al Tameemi

English Lecturer at the University of Diyala

Bakhtyar Salih
Project Coordinator at the Civil Development Organisation



Lama Afana
Consultant for the International Labour Organisation 

Ali Al-Museimi
Director of Human Rights and Family Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Jordan

Nour Al Rasheed
National Programme Officer Youth Skills Development Project for UNESCO Jordan

Rasha Batarseh
National Field Officer, UNHCR

Alia Ghararibeh
Founder and Manager of ShapeShifters M.E

Dana Shuqom
Country Director of the Jordanian Branch, AMIDEAST



Marina Chamma
Blogger and Writer, East on the Eas

Christine El Cheikh
Freelance Journalist

Rabih Dandachil
Political Official for Beirut, Lebanese Islamic Political Party

Elias Diab
Manager for the Iraq Public Sector Modernisation project at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA)

Vida Hamd
Foreign Policy and Natural Resources Coordinator, UNDP

Karim Mrad
Assistant Head of the Human Rights Department, Internal Security Forces



Mohammed Al Yahyaee
Deputy Head of Members’ Affairs, Legal Committee of the Shura Council 

Haitham Al Lawati
Corporate and Commercial Lawyer, Trowers and Hamlin

Sulaiman Al Marjabi
Chief Public Prosecutor at the Public Prosecution Authority

Mohammed Al Marzouqi
Chief Public Prosecutor and the Official Spokesman at the Public Prosecution Authority