Dalal Yassine is the Executive Director of Middle East Voices. She is a lawyer and advocate for gender and human rights for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. Yassine previously worked with several Palestinian NGOs and served as the Coordinator for The Right to Work Campaign for Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon. She is the co-author of The Legal Status of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon (2007). Yassine has also been a frequent media contributor in Arabic and English, including in Al Jazeera English, Al-Mayadeen, the New Arab, Al Quds, Al Akhbar, Al-Quds al-Arabi, and the Electronic Intifada. 

Education
MA in Public International Law, BA in Law, Beirut Arab University,  Lebanon

Languages 
Arabic and English

Countries of Expertise
Middle East in general with a focus on Lebanon and Palestine

Issues of Expertise
International Law, Human Rights and Refugee Rights, Gender Equality, Civil Society

Contact Information

Please contact MEI’s media relations manager, Donald Fantozzi, at dfantozzi@mei.edu or 202-785-1141 ext. 241 for assistance contacting this expert.