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Tareq J.
Tareq J. is a Palestinian from Tulkarm City in the West Bank. He has a degree in International Relations from Sofia University in Bulgaria. It was in university when Tareq found his passion for human rights and peacebuilding. After university, Tareq put his passion for human rights into practice by working for the United Nations Association of Bulgaria. In 2014, Tareq participated in Encompass’ Journey of Understanding program where he experienced the importance of dialogue in peacebuilding first hand. In 2018, Tareq rejoined the program and has been an active member of Encompass Trust, project manager and facilitator since then. Tareq believes justice is a core part of peacebuilding. His Project For Change sheds light on Palestinian political prisoners and their role in liberation and peace building. The project will focus on spreading awareness of the prisoners’ stories and their vision for a sustainable, peaceful future in Palestine.