Sayed Rahim Abu Raghef

His Eminence Sayed Rahim Abu Raghef is a leading religious figure, renowned for modernising religious thinking and a prominent writer in the field of philosophy and re-reading history. He published a number of books, most notably; Problematics of philosophical discourse, Philosophical Trends – a reading in the discourses of philosophy, and a philosophical encyclopaedia of … Read more

Tamara Daghistani

Tamara Daghistani is a renowned public figure and prominent activist for justice and human rights campaigns. She is a member of the board of directors of Welfare-Together, a charity based in Jordan for training and development to help refugees and empower vulnerable people. Tamara Daghistani is a leading member on the board of the Iraqi Business Council in … Read more

Ayatollah Sayyid Fadhel Al-Milani

Ayatollah Sayyid Fadhel Al-Milani is one of the most prominent religious leaders in the United Kingdom and a leading global figure in international peace initiatives and the dialogue of cultures and religions. He is a renowned author with 15 books in Arabic, English and Persian in the field of Islamic jurisprudence and Islamic law. Ayatollah … Read more

Saad Al Dousari

Saad Al Dousari is a prominent novelist, filmmaker and one of the leading voices of the second establishing movement of modern literature in Saudi Arabia, starting in the 1970s. He is a well published author with 2 novels and 5 short story collections. Saad Al Dousari is also a renowned journalist in all types of media … Read more

Claudia Palazzo

Claudia is a journalist and political analyst focused on the Eurasian area and she has published in several leading international and Italian journals. She is an author and academic researcher focused on conflict and strategic studies, with a particular interest in water-related conflicts.  Claudia has traveled and lived extensively in her region of interest, and … Read more

Ghaith Al-Tamimi

Founder and director of the Iraqi Centre for Diversity Management and president of Muatana Political party in Iraq.  Ghaith is writer, researcher, TV commentator, influential figure on social media and prominent voice for modernising Islamic teaching in contemporary vision.  Member of Leicester Secular Society, Scholar in Al Hawza in the city of Najaf, Iraq and … Read more

Ghaleb Darabya

Ghaleb Darabya

Prominent scholar on Leadership and Public Policy in the Middle East and leading tutor at Harvard Kennedy School and London Business School in their Adaptive Leadership executive programs. Co-chaired Harvard’s Leadership Executive program at the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government. Founder of a leadership consulting firm delivering leadership programs across the Middle East. Former … Read more

Daniel Dalton 

Daniel Dalton 

Former member of the European parliament until May 2019. Member of the British Conservative Party in the United Kingdom. Leading activist in many social, political, justice and humanitarian campaigns.

Naji Haraj 

Naji Haraj

Former Iraqi diplomat at the UN in Geneva. Has dedicated his efforts for combating human rights violations since 2003. Regular lecturer and speaker in universities and conferences on international law and international human rights law. Executive Director of Geneva International Centre for Justice (GICJ).

David Kilgour

David Kilgour

Sadly our leading supporter David Kilgour has passed away on 05 April 2022. David Kilgour was a Canadian Secretary of State for Latin America and Africa (1997-2002) and Asia-Pacific (2002-2003); Member of Parliament from 1979 to 2006. He was a Senior Fellow of Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights and Macdonald Laurier Institute. Board member … Read more

Najima Ghozali Thay Thay 

Najima Ghozali Thay Thay

Former Secretary of State to the Ministry of National Education and Youth of Morocco, in charge of Literacy and Informal Education. Leading Moroccan politician, philanthropist and human rights activist. Former member of parliament representing The National Rally of Independents party. Author, historian and professor of linguistics at the University of Agadir specialised in oral tradition. … Read more

Dirk Adriaensens

Dirk Adriaensens

Member of the Executive Committee of the Brussells Tribunal. Coordinator of SOS Iraq and former member of the International Organising Committee of the World Tribunal on Iraq.  Renowned author and co-author of many books and studies in international affairs and violations of international law. Peace activist, criminologist and regular contributor in the media and prominent … Read more

Nezar Al-Rawi

Nezar Al-Rawi

Filmmaker and visual artist specialising in corporate and institutional identity design. President of the Arab Association for Cultural Exchange in Luxembourg, and a jury member of the International Academy of Visual Arts (IAVA). In 2003 he co-founded the Contemporary Visual Arts Association (CVAS) in Iraqi and in 2005, he established the first international film festival in Iraq (ISFF). Writer and academic … Read more

Emily Amal Porter

Emily Amal Porter

Art historian, artist and novelist in English and Arabic. University lecturer and regular speaker in international conferences. Leading figure in cultural, justice and women’s rights. Chair of Multi Cultural Integration Centre. Consultant for North Tyneside College on cultural issues. Founder of ‘Save World Cultural Heritage’ an initiative to ban the trade in artefacts from ancient … Read more

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is one of the most influential philosophers and linguists in the world. He is the Institute Professor (emeritus) at MIT and Laureate Professor, University of Arizona. Noam Chomsky is a renowned author of many books and articles on linguistics, cognitive science, intellectual history, and domestic and international affairs. He is also a leading … Read more