Mutaz Qafisheh is a Professor of International Law and Legal Clinic Director, Hebron University, Palestine. He received a PhD in International Law (with distinction) from the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva. He is a practising international lawyer, advising a number of global organizations, including the UN and the PLO. He has formerly worked as Human Rights Officer, UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, Beirut and Ramallah; Regional Director, Penal Reform International, Middle East and North Africa, Amman; Director, Security Sector Reform, Birzeit; Director, Legal Education, Palestinian Law Schools, Al-Quds; Legal Advisor, Palestinian Parliament; Co-Founder, Human Rights Program, Al-Quds-Bard Honors College, Jerusalem-New York. He has written five books and twenty refereed journal articles published in Oxford, Cambridge, London, New York, Sydney, Boston, Leiden, the Hague, Paris, Geneva, Oslo, India, Haifa, Ramallah, Gaza, and Hebron.