ICJP welcomes three new members to its Advisory Board: Baroness Meral Hussein-Ece OBE, Gul Nawaz Hussain KC, and Naz Shah MP 

London, 9th January 2024 – The International Centre of Justice for Palestinians welcomes four new members to its board of advisors.  ICJP is honoured to have an array of expertise and backgrounds within its board of advisors made up of esteemed academics, politicians, and lawyers.  

Baroness Meral Hussein-Ece OBE, a Liberal Democrat member of the House of Lords and President of Liberal Democrats Friends of Palestine. Sheis a former councillor, has served on several House of Lords Committees and was the party’s Equalities Spokesperson from 2011-2019. She is a longstanding activist for the rights of women and for world peace. 

Gul Nawaz Hussein KC is a high-profile lawyer specialising in complex and serious criminal defence work. Naz was recognised as a leading barrister by Chambers UK and The Legal 500. His excellence in his field and dedication to justice through the law led to his appointment as Queen’s (now King’s) Counsel.  

Naz Shah MP is Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities and has dedicated much of her career to fighting domestic violence and advocating for survivors. Shah has also served in the House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee. She has a long history of advocating for Palestinian rights in Parliament. In November 2023, she was one of several prominent Labour MPs to vote in favour of a ceasefire. 

ICJP is privileged to have such an array of backgrounds and expertise’ join its Advisory Board and hopes that each of its members will aid in our objective of upholding International Law and its equal application around the world. 


Notes to Editors 

  1. The International Centre of Justice for Palestinians is an independent organisation of lawyers, politicians and academics who support the rights of Palestinians and aim to protect their rights through the law.  
  2. The full list of Advisory Board members can be found here.  
  3. For more information, or to arrange an interview with a spokesperson please contact the ICJP news desk at [email protected]