Syrian Expert House Participants

  Name of Participant   Affiliation
  Abdo Hossam Al-Deen   former Deputy Oil Minister
  Abdul Karim Bakkar   National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Abdul Karim Sabri Omar   Kurdish National Council
  Abdul Rahman al-Sarraj   Al-Masar Center
  Abdulahad Sefo   Assyrian Democratic Organization, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, Syrian National Council
  Abdulalziz al-Shallal   defected major general, Free Syrian Army
  Abdulaziz al-Masri   economic researcher, water expert
  Abdulaziz al-Tammo   Kurdish Future Movement
  Abdulbaset Seda   former president of the Syrian National Council; member, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Abdulelah Fahed   National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Abdulhadi Sweed   Homs Revolutionary Council
  Abdulhakim Bashar   president, Kurdish Democratic Party in Syria
  Abdulhameed al-Hammoud   judge, Independent Judicial Council
  Abdulhamid Darwish   president, Democratic Progressive Party in Syria
  Abdulhamid Zakaria   defected colonel, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Abdulilah Al-Mulhem   Syrian National Council
  Abduljalil al-Saeed   political activist, cleric
  Abdulkadir Rajah   Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies
  Abdulkarim Agha   Turkmen Movement
  Abdulkarim Omar   political activist
  Abdullah Khalil   lawyer, human rights activist (Raqqa)
  Abdullah Kilani   political activist
  Abdullah Sultan   defected lieutenant, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Abdullatif al-Dabbagh   former Syrian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates
  Abdulrahman Abbarah   political activist
  Abdulrahman al-Haj   Syrian National Council
  Abdulrahman al-Hassan   defected general, Free Syrian Army
  Abdulrazak al-Athma   political activist
  Abdulsalam Othman   political activist
  Adel Amin   defected judge
  Adib al-Shishakli   Special Representative of the Syrian National Council to the Gulf Cooperation Council; National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Adnan Ghassab al-Mahamed   human rights activist, Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies
  Adnan Omar Zureiq   lawyer (Idlib)
  Adnan Sallow   defected major general, Free Syrian Army
  Adnan Shammaa   businessman
  Afif Suleiman   defected colonel, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Afra Abdelrahim Sharabajee   human rights activist (Darayya)
  Afra Jalaby   human rights activist, Syrian National Council
  Ahmad Assi al-Jarba   National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, Syrian National Council
  Ahmad Hassoun   Free Syrian Lawyers Union
  Ahmad Ismail   political activist
  Ahmad Rahal   defected general, Free Syrian Army
  Ahmad Tohme   Damascus Declaration for Democratic National Change
  Ahmed Abdel Aal   political activist
  Ahmed Adnan Al-Jumjumy   lawyer, activist
  Ahmed al-Ali   political activist
  Ahmed al-Siasneh   Sham Scholars Committee
  Ahmed Barre   defected general, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Ahmed Ghalib al-Ahdab   businessman
  Ahmed Hassan Al-Mohammad   Idlib Revolutionary Council
  Ahmed Ismail Khalil   political activist
  Ahmed Mohammed Kanaan   Syrian Reform Movement
  Ahmed Mustafa Qassoum   lawyer, activist (Idlib)
  Ahmed Qassim al-Khatib   activist, uncle of Hamzeh al-Khatib (14-year-old boy killed by Syrian security forces)
  Ahmed Rashid   Free Aleppo Lawyers Union
  Ahmed Samer Aqad   businessman
  Akram al-Badri   defected major, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Alaa Mullah Mahmoud   independent activist
  Alan Ammo   political activist
  Ali al-Besh   defected member, Syrian Parliament
  Ali Al-Zeer   Free Syrian Lawyers Union
  Ali Amin Sweden   Syrian Revolution General Commission
  Ali Ammash Alao   defected general, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Ali Badran   lawyer, political activist
  Ali Mohamed al-Amin   political activist
  Ali Nawaf Al-Assi   political activist
  Ali Sadr al-Deen al-Bayanouni   Syrian Muslim Brotherhood, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, Syrian National Council
  Amal al-Nassan   Free Syrian Lawyers Union
  Amer Bitar   defected judge, Independent Judicial Council
  Amjad Farkh   Syrian Revolution General Commission
  Ammar al-Wawi   defected captain, Free Syrian Army
  Ammar Jellou   lawyer, political activist
  Ammar Qurabi   National Change Party
  Ammar Rajab   Human Rights Activist
  Amr al-Sarraj   Syrian Center for Political and Strategic Studies
  Anas Airout   political activist, Imam
  Anas al-Abdeh   Damascus Declaration for Democratic National Change, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, Syrian National Council
  Anas Alwan   political activist
  Anas Kayali   political activist
  Anwar al-Bunni   lawyer, human rights activist; National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, Syrian
  Asaad Mustafa   former minister of agriculture
  Assem Abdelaziz   political activist
  Awad Ahmed Ali   defected general, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Ayman al-Sayed al-Dughaim   Idlib Revolutionary Council
  Azad Maaou   political activist
  Badr al-Deen Bilal   defected judge, Independent Judicial Council
  Badr Jamous   Syrian National Council, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Bahaa al-Khatib   human rights activist, former political prisoner
  Basem Amer   Political Office, Farouk Brigades, Free Syrian Army
  Basem Hatahet   Syrian National Council
  Bashar al-Amin al-Ali   Kurdish National Council
  Bashar al-Herakey   Syrian National Council
  Bashar Khattab   political activist
  Bashir Isaac   Assyrian Democratic Organization
  Bashir Zine el-Abidine   political researcher
  Basil Kouevi   businessman
  Bassam Al-Abdullah   political activist
  Bassam Al-Ahmad   human rights activist, Violations Documentation Centre in Syria
  Bassam Al-Aloulu   defected general, Free Syrian Army
  Bassam Ishak   Syrian National Council
  Bayan Fathi   Syrian Women’s Association
  Burhan Ghalioun   former president, Syrian National Council; National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Daad Mousa   lawyer and human rights activist; National Preparatory Committee for Transitional Justice
  Daham al-Sattam   political activist
  Daoud Ahmed al-Selmy   political activist
  Dara Bashar   political activist
  Dawod al-Sulyman   Idlib Revolutionary Council, Syrian National Council, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Delber Ali Ahmad   independent activist
  Diab al-Barho   political activist
  Fadel al-Salim   Syrian National Council
  Fadel Al-shakfeh   Syrian Network for Human Rights
  Fadi Ahmad   political activist
  Fadi al-Salman   activist (two brothers killed by Syrian security forces)
  Fadi Sabbagh   lawyer, activist
  Fahad al-Basha   Al-Ayam newspaper
  Faisal Youssef   former president, Kurdish National Council
  Fares al-Shoufi   political activist
  Fares Mashaal Tammo   lawyer, Association for the Defense of the Rights of the Victims of the Syrian Revolution
  Farouk Ismail   political activist
  Farouk Taha   former Syrian Ambassador to Belarus
  Farouq Habib Abu Salim   Homs Revolutionary Council
  Fateh Hassoun   defected colonel, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Fawaz Al Awwad   Liberation & Building Bloc
  Fayez Sara   National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Fida Majthoub   Syrian National Movement, Syrian National Council
  Fida Nasri   lawyer and activist
  Gabriel Koreah   Assyrian Democratic Organization
  George Sabra   Damascus Declaration for Democratic National Change, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, Syrian National Council
  Ghanem Hassan   political activist
  Ghassan al-Najjar   Syrian Reform Trend
  Ghassan Hitto   former prime minister, Interim Government, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Ghassan Ibrahim   media activist
  Ghassan Mufleh   political activist
  Ghayath Bilal   Revolution Leadership Council in Damascus
  Ghazi al-Bakri   Idlib Revolutionary Council
  Habib Issa   lawyer, political activist; National Preparatory Committee for Transitional Justice
  Hafiz Abdulrahman   human rights activist
  Haitham Abdul Aziz al-Tammo   political activist
  Haitham al-Maleh   National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Hammam Youssef   Syrian National Council
  Hamzeh Ghadban   political and media activist
  Hanadi Duraq al-Sibaey   Association for the Defense of the Rights of the Victims of the Syrian Revolution (brother killed by Syrian security forces)
  Hanan al-Balkhi   Syrian National Council
  Hani Darkanzaly   political activist
  Hasan Jobran   professor; Syrian Center for Political and Strategic Studies
  Hassan al-Safadi   Sham Scholars Committee
  Hassan Alswad   Syrian Commission for Justice and Accountability
  Hassan Saleh   deputy secretary, Yakty Party
  Hassan Sayed Khan Barakohany   political activist
  Hawass Hassan Osso   Kurdish Political Activist
  Hazar Ibrahim   political activist
  Hazem Adnan Araour   political and media activist
  Hazem Nahar   political and human rights activist; National Preparatory Committee for Transitional Justice
  Hind Kabawat   human rights activist
  Hisham Marwa   Syrian National Council, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Hooshang Darwish   independent kurdish activist
  Hossam al-Qtalaby   Syria Justice and Accountability Centre
  Hossam al-Sabbagh   defected captain, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Hossam Hafez   defected diplomat
  Hussein al-Sayed   Syrian National Council, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Hussein Ammash   economist; former head, Commission of Planning
  Ibrahim al-Haj Ali   political activist
  Ibrahim Miro   Syrian National Council
  Iklas Badawi   defected member, Syrian Parliament
  Imad al-Din Rashid   Syrian National Movement, Syrian National Council
  Iman Shahoud   defected judge, Independent Judicial Council
  Ismail Haji Bakri   political activist
  Ismail Hamey   secretary, Yakty Party
  Izzat al-Baghdadi   Center for the Study of the Syrian Revolution
  Jaber Zein   Local Coordination Committees, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Jabr al-Shoufi   Damascus Declaration for National Democratic Change, Syrian National Council
  Jalal Khanji   Aleppo Local Council, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Jamal al-Shoufi   political activist
  Jamal al-Ward   Syrian National Council, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Jamal Asaad   political activist
  Jamal Suleiman   actor, prominent social figure; National Preparatory Committee for Transitional Justice
  Jameel Deyarbakrley   political activist
  Jean Antar   political activist
  Kamal al-Labwani   National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Kamal al-Rifai   political activist
  Kameran Peakas   Unity Party
  Karima Reshko   Kurdish human rights activist
  Kenan al-Rifai al-Jandaly   political activist
  Khaled Abu Salah   political and media activist
  Khaled al-Dughaim   political activist
  Khaled al-Haj Mahmoud   political activist
  Khaled al-Ramla   political activist
  Khaled al-Tahan al-Nuaimi   political activist
  Khaled Saleh   National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Khaled Shahab al-Deen   defected judge, Independent Judicial Council
  Khuloud Helmy   human rights activist
  Louay Safi   Syrian National Council, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Maaz Ahmad al-Sarraj   political activist (Deir ez-Zor)
  Mahmoud Abu Zeid   Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies
  Mahmoud al-Mouslet   Syrian National Council
  Mahmoud Attour   lawyer, activist
  Mahmoud Marei   lawyer, National Coordination Committee for Democratic Change
  Mahmoud Suleiman   Union of Syrians Abroad
  Malak Qasim   lawyer, Kurdish human rights activist
  Malaz al-Atassi   political activist
  Mamdouh Jumaa   Association for the Defense of the Rights of the Victims of the Syrian Revolution (brother killed by Syrian security forces)
  Mamdouh Kayali   political activist
  Marcel Shahwar   human rights activist
  Marwan Kabalan   Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies
  Marwan Kuayed   judge, United Judicial Council
  Massoud Akko   Human Rights Activist
  Mays al-Kuraidy   political activist
  Mazen Hashem   Syrian Center for Political and Strategic Studies
  Mazen Joumeh   Free Aleppo Lawyers Union
  Mazen Sawaf   businessman, Syrian National Council
  Media Mahmoud   political activist
  Michel Kilo   National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Moataz Osama al-Rifai   political activist
  Moaz Sibai   Watan Committee
  Mohamed Farouk Tayfur   Syrian Muslim Brotherhood, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, Syrian National Council
  Mohamed Khalifa   Syrian Revolution General Commission
  Mohamed Said Soliman   businessman
  Mohamed Sheikh Shuaeby   political activist
  Mohammad Ashraf al-Sino   lawyer, political activist
  Mohammed Abdullah Al-Sheikh   defected member, Ba’ath Party
  Mohammed Abu al-Khair Shukri   National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Mohammed Al-Abdullah   Syria Justice and Accountability Centre
  Mohammed Al-Abdullah   Free Aleppo Lawyers Union
  Mohammed al-Haj Ali   defected major general, Free Syrian Army
  Mohammed Aldgam   Idlib Revolutionary Council, Syrian National Council
  Mohammed Amin Abdel Latif   Founder of the United Judicial Council, killed by the regime
  Mohammed Awad   defected colonel, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Mohammed Bassam Al Emadi   former Syrian Ambassador to Sweden
  Mohammad Bassam Tablieh   lawyer and political activist
  Mohammed Faraj   political activist
  Mohammed Fares Barakat   defected major general, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Mohammed Ghanem   Syrian American Council
  Mohammed Haji Abdullah   political activist
  Mohammed Ibrahim al-Ali   political activist
  Mohammed Khuneifis al-Sharey   Association for the Defense of the Rights of the Victims of the Syrian Revolution (14-year-old son was killed by Syrian security forces)
  Mohammed Mulla Rashid   political activist
  Mohammed Mustafa   Kurdish Political Activist
  Mohammed Obaid   legal adviser, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces; Syrian National Council
  Mohammed Osei   political activist
  Mohammed Sabra   Legal Adviser to the Interim Government, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Mohammed Saeed Nahaas   businessman
  Mohammed Saleh Ali   political activist
  Mohammed Sayer   defected judge, Independent Judicial Council
  Mohammed Suleiman Khalil   political activist
  Mousa al-Kurdi   physician and civil society activist
  Mousa al-Nabhan   political activist
  Mousa Amhan   Free Syrian Lawyers Union
  Mousa Mousa   Kurdish political activist, Syrian National Council
  Moutee al-Bateen   Syrian National Council
  Muhammad Anwar Majney   defected judge, Independent Judicial Council
  Muhannad al-Hassani   lawyer; president, Syrian Organization for Human Rights (SAWASIAH); National Preparatory Committee for Transitional Justice
  Muhannad Talaa   defected lieutenant, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Mulham al-Jundy   political activist; Syrian National Council
  Mulham Durubi   Syrian Muslim Brotherhood, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, Syrian National Council
  Muna Mostafa   Syrian National Council, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Muntaser al-Sinou   political activist
  Munzer Makous   Special Representative to France, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Musab al-Jazaery   political activist
  Musab al-Tahan   Syrian National Council
  Mustafa al-Sheikh   defected brigadier general, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Mustafa Hadyed   human rights activist, Dawlaty Organization
  Mustafa Jomeh   Syrian National Council
  Mustafa Mohammed   Syrian National Council
  Mustafa Osso   President, Azadi Party in Syria, Kurdish National Council
  Mutea Alwan   political activist
  Nael Gerges   lawyer and human rights activist
  Nael Turkmany   independent activist
  Nagham al-Ghadry   Syrian Revolution General Commission, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Najaty Tayarah   Syrian National Council
  Nashaat al-Haj Ahmed   defected lieutenant colonel, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Nasr Hassan   political activist
  Nawaf al-Bashir   Liberation & Building Bloc
  Nidal Syam   political activist
  Noor Bitar   Center for the Study of the Syrian Revolution
  Numair Nasser   political activist
  Obeida Faris   Syrian National Council
  Obeida Nahas   Syrian National Council
  Omar al-Kilani   political activist
  Omar Alsayed Yousef   political activist
  Omar Kush   political writer, researcher
  Omar Lattouf   defected police officer
  Omar Mushaweh   Syrian Muslim Brotherhood, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, Syrian National Council
  Omar Obeid Tarrad   Defected officer, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Omar Owsi   political activist
  Osama al-Atrash   businessman, political activist
  Osama al-Rifai   Sham Scholars Committee
  Osama Edward   Assyrian Network for Human Rights
  Othman Meshaal   political activist
  Oukab Yahya   Democratic National Bloc
  Qasim al-Dairi   Human Rights Activist, Idlib; killed by regime while traveling to attend Managing the Transition in Syria Conference
  Qassem Saad Eddin   defected colonel, Homs Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Radeef Mustafa   lawyer and activist; National Preparatory Committee for Transitional Justice
  Raed Safadi   economist, World Bank
  Rafat Mustafa   political activist
  Rajaa al-Taly   human rights activist; National Preparatory Committee for Transitional Justice
  Rami al-Dallaty   political activist
  Rami Hamedo   Free Syrian Lawyers Committee
  Rami Kara Ali   political activist
  Rasha Joumeh Letouf   Association for the Defense of the Rights of the Victims of the Syrian Revolution (three brothers killed by Syrian security forces)
  Rashid al-Kufri   Syrian National Council
  Rawya al-Aswad   political activist
  Raymon Majoun   Syrian National Council
  Riad Al-Asaad   defected colonel, Commander of the Free Syrian Army
  Rima Falihan   Local Coordination Committees, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Risan Sheikhmousa   head of Public Relations Office, Future Movement
  Saad Eddin Hassan Bek   political activist
  Sabd al-Hamwi   political activist
  Sabri Mirza   Political Committee, Yakty Party
  Saed Malikey   political activist
  Saeed al-Masri   defected police officer
  Saffan Hussein   political activist
  Safi Jadaan   Syrian Center for Human Rights
  Sahban Mushaweh   political activist
  Salah al-Deen al-Hamwi   National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Salah Badr al-Deen   political activist
  Salah Hasson   political activist
  Salahuddin al-Rihawi   Idlib Revolutionary Council
  Salem Abdulaziz al-Mouslet   Council of the Syrian Arab Tribes, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, Syrian National Council
  Salim Idriss   defected general, Chief of Staff of Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Samer al-Homsi   political activist
  Samir Nashar   Damascus Declaration for Democratic National Change, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, Syrian National Council
  Sara Sheikhi   Kurdish activist
  Sema Nasser   Syrian Network for Human Rights
  Shafkar Huvak   Kurdish activist
  Shirvan Ibrahim   independent Kurdish activist
  Suhail Abdulbaqi   defected judge, Independent Judicial Council
  Suhail Hamdan   businessman
  Suhair Atassi   National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Sultan Hashim   Syrian Secular Coalition
  Talal Fayyad Houshan   defected judge, Independent Judicial Council
  Talal Subaey   political activist
  Talal Sunbulli   Syrian American Council
  Tamam Baroudi   Syrian Economic Forum
  Tarek al-Sayed   political activist
  Tariq al-Shathly   political activist
  Tayseer Darwish   defected lieutenant, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Thabit Abbarah   Union of Syrians Abroad
  Wael Kuwaity   political activist
  Wajd al-Sibaey   independent activist
  Walid al-Bunni   National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
  Walid Safour   Special Representative to the United Kingdom, National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces; National Preparatory Committee for Transitional Justice
  Walid Shekhu   political activist
  Wasim al-Muhzem   activist and brother-in-law to Mahmoud Al-Jawabrah (killed by Syrian security forces)
  Wassem Bitar   defected police officer
  Yahya Beitar   defected general, Supreme Military Council, Free Syrian Army
  Yaroub al-Shara   defected colonel, Free Syrian Army
  Yassar Barish   political activist
  Yasser al-Najjar   Syrian National Council
  Yassin al-Hamwi   political activist
  Yousef Hussein   professor
  Youssef Hourani   political activist
  Zaher Shehab   Association for the Defense of the Rights of the Victims of the Syrian Revolution (seven family members killed by Syrian security forces)
  Zaradasht Mohammed   Kurdish political activist
  Ziad al-Qasim   political activist
  Ziad Basha   defected judge, Independent Judicial Council
  Ziad Haj Khalil   political activist
  Ziad Hassan   political activist
  Ziad Talas   defected colonel, Free Syrian Army