Jawad Boulus is a renowned Palestinian human rights lawyer, political commentator, and author. Boulus was born into a Christian family in the small Arab Galilee village of Kafr Yaseef in 1956, and graduated from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1980. As a Palestinian with Israeli citizenship, Boulus has been deeply involved in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict fighting for Palestinian human rights for over 40 years. He currently publishes an acclaimed weekly opinion column in Arabic that is circulated in numerous local and international newspapers and online magazines. He is also the Director of the Legal Unit of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club in Ramallah. Boulus serves as Secretary to the Mahmoud Darwish Association for Innovation. His own law firm is based in Jerusalem, where he resides together with his wife Jumana.