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BOARD OF DIRECTORES 

Dr. Riyad Amin

Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Dr. Riyad Amin is a professor of Biochemistry at the Al-Quds University.

 

Ms. Ghada Rabah

Control Committee Member

Ms. Ghada Rabah is the Director of the Non-Governmental Organization 'Right to Play’.

 

 

 

Mr. Issa Qassissieh

Control Committee Member

Mr. Issa Qassissieh is the Director of the Negotiation Support Unit in Palestine.

 

 

Dr. Asma Imam

Executive Committee and Treasurer

Dr. Asma Imam is a professor of Health Management at the Al-Quds University.

 

 

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian

Executive Committee and Secretariat

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian works as a development consultant.

 

 

Mr. Suheil Mia-ri 

Member

Mr. Suheil Mia-ri is retired.

STAFF

Team 

Adv. Manar Nijem -  Director

Adv. Manar Nijem holds a Bachelor Degree in Law (LL.B) from Al-Quds University in Abu Dies. She was admitted to the Israeli Bar in 2007 and worked as an advocate until she became the Director of JCAN in 2011. Before joining JCAN, Adv. Nijem practiced law in several law firms in Jerusalem. She joined the JCAN Board of Directors because she was interested in contributing to the work of an organization, which works for the benefits of adults and children to improve their lives.  

 

Legal Department

Adv. Saleh Ayoub - Advocate

Adv. Saleh Ayoub holds a Bachelor Degree in Law (LL.B) from the Hagia Sofia University in Sofia, Bulgaria. He was admitted to the Israeli Bar Association in 2002 and he worked in several private law practices and for the Palestinian Prisoners Society ever since. He specialized in Human Rights Law and defending the rights of Palestinians in the Occupied Territories, especially in East Jerusalem. He mostly works with cases related to housing confiscation, house demolitions in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, Jerusalem residency and countering Israel’s discriminatory forced displacement policies as well as beneficiary intake. 

Adv. Mustafa Bushnaq  - Advocate
Adv. Mustafa Boshnak holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LL.B) from the Hagia Sofia University in Sofia, Bulgaria. He was admitted to the Israeli Bar Association in 2002 and has worked in several legal offices. He is specialized in family reunification and National Insurance cases as well as beneficiary intake cases.

 

 

Katharina Quint - Legal Intern
Katharina Quint holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LL.B) from the The Hague University in The Hague and is specialized in Human Rights Law and International Public Law.

 

 

 

Social Work Department

 


Mohamed Tawil
 
Psychologist and Social Worker

Kifah Banioweda
 
Social Worker
   

 

Administrative Department

 


 

Ashraf 
Zetawie
 
Accountant

Islam Qulaghasi
 
Secretary
 
Imad Mohammad Husain Shatat
   
 Office Assistant

 

 

 

 

Jerusalem Community Advocacy Network


Main Branch : Kufr Aqab -
Main Street opposite
to sekal Behind Tanour alquds


Phone:  +972-2-2366660
 Fax:+972-2-2366660
Email: legal@j-can.org

 

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