Maha Hilal
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"Guantanamo, I can’t even say the word today Guantanamo Bay and that’s enough said. I mean, there’s hundreds of detainees who’ve never even had a trial, which is completely unconstitutional, and they’re all Muslims, none of them are not Muslims. So to say that this is not targeting Muslims, is just complete BS." (Participant…See More
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"Some very good points...although RJ can include an analysis of and response to structural violence. This is usually called Transformative Justice. I've researched it somewhat extensively, so feel free to contact me if you're interested in…"
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Technology for Human Rights Monitoring, Documentation, Awareness Raising and Solidarity: As 2014 comes to a close, and as we celebrate the 66th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, those of us in the human rights and peacebuilding community have much to reflect on.  With human rights abuses…See More
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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I am a PhD candidate in Justice, Law, and Society at American University.
Please indicate if you're joining PCDN as an individual or organization (please mark the appropriate category)
individual (student), individual (professional)
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Middle East
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
United States
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Student, Consultant
How many years professional experience do you have ?
6-10
Which Languages do you speak Proficiently? (note we can not list all languages, only some major world languages or ones related to conflict regions)
Arabic
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Human Rights
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Capacity Building, Fundraising, Research, Qualitative Skills
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Muslim Americans.

Maha Hilal's Blog

Resource Guide: Technology for Human Rights Monitoring, Documentation, Awareness Raising and Solidarity

Posted on December 10, 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

Technology for Human Rights Monitoring, Documentation, Awareness Raising and Solidarity:



As 2014 comes to a close, and as we celebrate the…

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Can harm be repaired when it hasn't ended? Addressing Structural and Institutional Racism in the United States through the lens of Restorative Justice

Posted on December 5, 2014 at 2:30pm 2 Comments

"A system cannot fail those it was never built to protect."

~ W.E.B. DuBois~



This quote from DuBois has become especially poignant in the last two weeks with the non-indictments of two White police officers who murdered two Black men in the United States.  As a…

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I'm sorry I won't internalize collective responsibility #MuslimApologies

Posted on September 26, 2014 at 1:00pm 9 Comments

This past week at the UN General Assembly, in reference to the threat of terrorism, particularly, acts committed by Muslims, President Obama stated the following:  "Second, it is time for the world – especially Muslim communities – to explicitly, forcefully, and consistently reject the ideology of al Qaeda and ISIL." Later in his speech, Obama praised a campaign launched by British Muslims called #notinmyname, which seeks to distance the acts of a few from what Islam preaches.  …



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Can Social Good Whitewash Social Bad?

Posted on September 23, 2014 at 5:30pm 1 Comment

The concept of social good has emerged as somewhat of a catchphrase intended to capture the idea of creating positive, measurable, and sustainable change in communities and societies.  To this end, campaigns have been launched ranging from twitter hashtags to companies' withdrawals from production in countries with conflict.  



While it would be difficult to fully catalog the range of social good initiatives, campaigns, etc. that are happening across the globe, this weekend' social…

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At 7:19am on April 25, 2013, Mujeebulhasan Minhas said…

 Maha Hilal Excellent work , done good about her field .

At 12:20pm on October 1, 2012, Gilda Parrella said…

Thank you for the info about the Baltimore Conference.  Can you provide a link for registration information and costs? 

At 8:32pm on May 20, 2012, Waheed Ahmad said…

Dear Colleague,   

 

 

I have the honor to inform you that the undersigned has been nominated as a Coordinator Juveniles and Minority cell of Punjab Bar Council.

 

Introduction

The Punjab Bar Council came into being as a result of the promulgation of the Legal Practitioners and Bar Councils Act, 1973 (Act XXXV of 1973). The Council commenced functioning with effect from 1st January 1974.

Composition

The Punjab Bar Council consists of the Advocate-General of the Province, as Ex-officio Chairman and the Members elected by the Advocates across the Province.

Term

Five years, beginning on the first day of January of the year. The elections are held, so as to conclude on or before the thirtieth day of November in the year in which the term of the Bar Council expires, and the Members elected by the Advocates.

 

I would like to invite any local or international NGO’s to visit us or to arrange any event on Juveniles and Minorities issues in Bar Council and if possible, please include my email on your mailing list and let me know of your upcoming trainings/workshop/conference on Juveniles and minorities issues by your organization.

 

Looking forward to hearing from you!

 

 

 With best regards,

 

 

 

Waheed Ahmad

Advocate High Court

Coordinator Juvenile and Minorities Cell

Legal Aid Commissioner International Criminal Court (ICC)

Cell#                0092-333-4639652       

 
 
 

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