Zaha Hassan

Visiting Fellow
Middle East Program

Zaha Hassan is a human rights lawyer and visiting fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Zaha Hassan is a human rights lawyer and visiting fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Her research focus is on Palestine-Israel peace, the use of international legal mechanisms by political movements, and U.S. foreign policy in the region. Previously, she was the coordinator and senior legal advisor to the Palestinian negotiating team during Palestine’s bid for UN membership, and was a member of the Palestinian delegation to Quartet-sponsored exploratory talks between 2011 and 2012.

She regularly participates in track II peace efforts and is a contributor to The Hill and Haaretz. Her commentaries have appeared in the New York Times, Salon, Al Jazeera English, CNN, and others.

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  • Reconciliation Is the Priority
    • December 02, 2019

    Reconciliation Is the Priority

    Before holding PA legislative elections, Palestinian factions should organize a dialogue over PLO parliamentary elections.

  • With God on Our Side
    • September 11, 2019

    With God on Our Side

    The U.S. has been pliant, if not complicit, in Israel’s efforts to annex large parts of the West Bank.

  • A Rejection Foretold
    • May 16, 2019

    A Rejection Foretold

    U.S. hostility to the Palestinians shows the Trump administration just wants them to say “no” to its peace plan.

Education

BA, Political Science and Near East Languages and Civilizations, University of Washington, Seattle
JD, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
LLM, Transnational and International Law, Willamette University School of Law

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