Mohamed ElSayeh

Editor Rights in Exile Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, 2017–Present

Mohamed holds a BA in Political Science from The American University in Cairo and an LLM in International Human Rights from the National University of Ireland, Galway. He previously held the positions of Refugee Status Determination (RSD) Legal Advisor Intern and RSD Legal Officer at Africa and Middle East Refugee Assistance (AMERA) in Cairo. While serving as Research Associate at the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS) of The American University in Cairo, he conducted field research on the socioeconomic conditions of Egyptian returnees from Libya, as part of the EU-funded Migrants in Countries in Crisis (MICIC) project. Mohamed worked with human rights defenders at risk when he held the position of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Research and Training Fellow at Front Line Defenders in Dublin.