The Team

We are a group of young human rights activists, students, professionals and social entrepreneurs mostly located in Glasgow, Scotland. We are all highly concerned about the Yemen crisis and the vulnerable civilians that are suffering its consequences.

 
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Amal Azzudin

Amal Azzudin is a campaigner for human rights and social justice in Scotland.

Amal has a BA in Community Development and an MSc in Human Rights and International Politics from the University of Glasgow.

Amal is well known as one of the Glasgow Girls, a group of seven school girls from Drumchapel High School who campaigned to stand up against dawn raids, detention and deportation of asylum seekers in Glasgow. The Glasgow Girls story has since been turned into two BBC documentaries, a stage musical and a television musical drama.

Amal continues to campaign and has visited refugees in Greece and Calais.

In August 2016, Amal was named as one of the Saltire Society's Outstanding Women of Scotland .

Amal is also an Ambassador for the Scottish Refugee Council.

 
Mohamed Omar

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Mohamed has an interest in policy, strategies and how marginalised communities can have a voice and visibility at a strategic level.  

International relations and legal qualifications provides Mohamed with his critical thinking approach.  

He has a proven record of communicating and influencing stakeholders from government officials to community activists and service users.

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Ahlam Al-Bashiri

Ahlam Al-Bashiri was the alternative representative of Yemen to the IMO (International Martim Organisation) and the head of political affairs at the Embassy of the Republic of Yemen in London.

She had worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2008, during which time she was a member of the preparatory committee for establishing a women-representative electoral mechanism.

She holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Sana’a and a diploma in International ,Diplomatic Relations, Training courses in Politics and International Relations.

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Moh Al-Haifi

Moh Al-Haifi is a Business Management with Marketing graduate (BA - Edinburgh Napier University), enthusiastic digital marketer and co-founder of COLOURS of Edinburgh.

Entrepreneurial in spirit, Moh has a strong belief of doing good through enterprise and innovation, both on a local and global level.

 
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Loa Pour mirza

Loa is a Psychology student at the University of Glasgow. Under Glasgow Refugee and Asylum Seekers Solidarity (GRASS), she currently hosts workshops to raise awareness of the plight of refugees and asylum seekers and curates creative events to raise money for grassroots organisations.  She believes that through understanding, dialogue and connection, the world will become a more tolerant and accepting place.

As well as being directly involved on the ground in refugee camps in Europe, Loa helped set up an NGO in Northern France called Mobile Refugee Support that provides vital relief aid for hundreds of refugees stranded across the channel. 

 
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Fayrouz Kraish

Fayrouz Kraish (BSc(Hons), MSc) is a Biomedical Scientist in the NHS, specialising in Haematology and Blood Transfusion medicine. Out with her profession, Fayrouz volunteers for community and social organisations that aim to campaign for social cohesion and human justice. Fayrouz has also volunteered for charities such as Health Point Foundation and A World Without Barriers, providing humanitarian relief in countries including Greece and Iraq.