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Hamid Jumaa Hassan Alghizzi

• The Expert was exposed to the Kuwaiti culture and dialect from his childhood all the way to adulthood
• Is familiar with Bidoon areas in Kuwait as he previously visited them.
• Has an in-depth knowledge of the Bidoon’s history, activities and longstanding problems.
• Has had contacts with hundreds of Bidoons including some known political activists.
• Has issued reports that have been influential in the court’s decision process.
• Uses a thorough and a detailed method of assessment.
The Expert was born in 1973 in Iraq, Basra city which is adjacent to the Kuwaiti border. In addition to having Kuwaiti relatives, the geographical proximity of Kuwait to the city of Basra enhanced his exposure to the Kuwaiti culture and dialect from his childhood all the way to adulthood. For instance, interacting with Kuwait nationals who used to cross the borders freely during the eighties during which and the Kuwaiti TV channels where mainstream TV in every Iraqi household in Basra.
The exposure to Bidoons was enhanced following the Iraqi invasion to Kuwait in 1990 as many of them were deported by the Kuwaiti authorities and the majority of them lived in the Iraqi cities of Basra and Thi Qar.
In 1994 he completed his Bachelor Degree in Petroleum Engineering at Baghdad University, and in 2006 he completed his Master degree in Environmental Pollution Control at Birmingham City University and worked as an environmental researcher and advisor in 2007.
Since 2012 the main domain of the Expert’s work has been working with immigration law firms specializing in immigration and asylum work. He has worked with over 1000 immigration related clients. He has provided consultations for solicitors who sought his advice, he has also issued reports for their clients to be used as evidence in courts.
The Expert had the chance to visit Kuwait several times, the last visit was in October 2018. He therefore witnessed directly the life of Bidoons in their main hometowns such as Taima and Sulaibiya.
He became familiar with their cities, streets, shops and landmarks, he also had the chance to meet some of Bidoon prominent figures and activist.

Name
Hamid Jumaa Hassan Alghizzi
Occupation
Bidoon Expert
Expertise

Kuwait - can verify whether a person is a Bidoon or not - based on the Expert's interpreting experience with Bidoon cases, and his visits to Kuwait and his contacts within the Bidoon community in the UK and in Kuwait.

The Expert was born and raised in Basra city which is in Iraq and close to Kuwait and he has some relatives lived in Kuwait.

The Expert is familiar with Bidoon accents and traditions and through an interview conducted he can verify whether the person is genuine Bidoon or not.

The Expert was born and raised in Basra city which is in Iraq and close to Kuwait and he has some relatives that live in Kuwait.

The Expert is familiar with Bidoon accents and traditions, and through an interview conducted, he can verify whether the person is genuine Bidoon or not.

Experience

Preparing expert reports for the immigration tribunal for asylum appeals. 

Publications

N/A

Languages
Arabic - Gulf, English
Ethnic groups expertise
Bidoons from Kuwait
Political groups expertise
N/A
Religious groups expertise
N/A
Other social groups expertise
Bidoons from Kuwait (stateless)
Fees
[Private to EIN members]
Contact email
Phone
[Private to EIN members]
Address
[Private to EIN members]