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Azadeh N. Shahshahani      

Human Rights Attorney, Legal & Advocacy Director for Project South

Human rights attorney and advocate with extensive experience in impact litigation, advocacy, human rights documentation and publishing of reports, coalition and movement-building, public education, and training of attorneys, with a focus on: immigrants' rights, defending the rights of Muslim communities, human rights, and civil liberties.

International human rights experience includes serving as a trial monitor in Turkey, an election monitor in Venezuela and Honduras, and a member of the jury in people’s tribunals on Mexico, the Philippines, and Brazil. Has also participated in international fact-finding delegations to post-revolutionary Tunisia and Egypt as well as a delegation focused on the situation of Palestinian political prisoners.

Frequently writes for national and international publications, speaks at public forums at law schools and colleges, and provides media commentary on immigrants' rights, defending the rights of Muslim communities, human rights, civil liberties, US foreign policy, and international human rights.

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