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Location: The Hague, The Netherlands
Area of Advocacy: Human Rights During Armed Conflict
Organization: International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
Marwan Dalal currently works with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands. Prior to this, he was the legal director of Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel. In this position Marwan was responsible for supervising all of the legal work of Adalah, including litigation against Israeli authorities before local courts, as well as the Israeli Supreme Court.
Marwan successfully represented Palestinian and Israeli human rights organizations before the Israeli Supreme Court against the military's practice of using Palestinian civilians as "human shields" during its military operations in the West Bank. In addition, Marwan has taught on “The Arab Minority and Israeli Law” at Hebrew University. Marwan received his LLB in 1998 and also obtained an LLM in International Legal Studies from the Washington College of Law of American University in 1999. As a PILnet International Fellow, Marwan conducted research on human rights law during armed conflict.