Rights in Exile Programme

Refugee Legal Aid Information for Lawyers Representing Refugees Globally

Israel - COI

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Dr Reuven Ziegler

Email: r [dot] ziegleratreading [dot] ac [dot] uk

Since 2011, Dr Reuven Ziegler has been a researcher at the Israel Democracy Institute analysing the treatment of African asylum seekers in Israel and has written many position papers, blog-posts, and briefs that can be downloaded from the Israel Democracy Institute website (http://en.idi.org.il/about-idi/idi-staff/researchers/reuven-(ruvi)-ziegler/) . Other publications can be found on his SSRN Author page:  http://ssrn.com/author=2296147. Dr Ziegler holds DPhil, MPhil, and BCL degrees from the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford; an LLM with specialisation in Public Law from Hebrew University of Jerusalem; and a joint LLB and BA from the University of Haifa. Currently, he is a lecturer in law at the School of Law, University of Reading, where he is a member of the Global Law at Reading (GLAR) research group which specialises in human rights, international humanitarian law, and international refugee law. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Working Paper Series with the Refugee Law Initiative (Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, University of London) and a Research Associate of the Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford. His forthcoming book, Voting Rights of Refugees, will be published by Cambridge University Press.

Nigel Rapport

Email: rapportatst-andrews [dot] ac [dot] uk

Professor Rapport is a social anthropologist at the Univeristy of St Andrews, with extensive experience in Israel. From 1974-5 and 1978-9 he was living on a kibbutz (Yas'ur; Sarid); learning some modern Hebrew. From 1988-9 he was living in Sde Boker and Mitzpe Ramon, conducting research on contemporary Israeli and immigrant identities and lecturing on social anthropology at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. From 1963 to the present he has been conducting irregular visits to the country to partake in academic conferences and to see family and friends.

Dr George Joffé

Email: gj235atcam [dot] ac [dot] uk or emailatgeorgejoffe [dot] com
Skype: george.joffe

Professor Joffé, Director, Centre for the Study of International Relations in the Middle East and North Africa, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge. From 1997-2000 Professor Joffé was the deputy-director of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, London; member,  EuroMeSCo Network;  from 2007-10, visiting fellow at the Centre for Islamic Studies, University of Oxford;  currently a senior member of St Antony’s College and he is an analyst for NOREF; Consultant, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the  US State Department. He has also advised the European Commission (DG Relex), EuropAid and the new External Action Service. He is prepared to provide country of origin experts witness statements for Morocco including the Western Sahara, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Israel-Palestine, Lebanon, the GCC states, Yemen, Iran, Iraq and Chad.