Rula Jamal is a Palestinian woman human rights defender. Rula focused her human rights work on the field of refugees, immigration and human rights for 12 years before joining Al-Haq as the head of Monitoring and Documentation. She has completed her double masters in human rights and international law at the university of Uppsala/Sweden and the Graduate Institute in Geneva.
Al-Haq is a Palestinian non-governmental human rights organisation based in Ramallah, West Bank. The organisation was established in 1979 to protect and promote human rights and the rule of law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), and has special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.