Adv. Khalil Zaher is a human rights specialist, with a law degree from Ono Academic College. He has been practicing law since 2009 and heads a private law firm specializing in human rights and social rights. Since 2015, he has also been working in the legal department of the Public Committee Against Torture in Israel. Among his other responsibilities, he heads the Committee’s project providing legal representation to East Jerusalem minors who are detained in Israel and whose rights are consistently violated.