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Experts on countries of origin by surname

Mahbub, Saqeb

Saqeb Mahbub is a UK-educated lawyer and independent consultant based in Bangladesh. Besides legal practice, the expert is regularly consulted by international organisations such as UNDP, UNHCR and USAID. He has conducted research, advisory and consultancy work in Bangladesh on the formal and informal justice systems, freedom of speech and other political rights, anti-corruption, violence against women, minority rights, etc.

Occupation: Lawyer and Independent Consultant
Countries of expertise: Bangladesh

Mehmood, Dr Maryyum

The Expert is a lecturer, political analyst and cultural commentator specialising in racial and religious hatred in the UK and South Asia.

Occupation: Research Associate
Countries of expertise: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom

Miles, Hugh

Expert on Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Qatar and UAE. Award-winning freelance journalist and author, presenter, producer and consultant specialising in the Middle East. Born in Jedda, Saudi Arabia and studied Arabic at Pembroke College, Oxford University.

Occupation: Author, Journalist and Consultant
Countries of expertise: Egypt, Libya, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

Miles, Richard Oliver

Former British diplomat with experience of the Arab world, Greece, Cyprus and former Soviet Union; knowledge of Arabic, Greek and Russian, experience of translating documents. 

Occupation: Retired Diplomat
Countries of expertise: Cyprus, Libya, Russia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Minhas, Rehan Afzal

The expert has prepared hundreds of expert opinions on Pakistani Law matters for English Law firms and is an expert on all Political Groups in Pakistan.

Occupation: BARRISTER-AT-LAW (N.P)
Countries of expertise: Pakistan

Moeen, Uzma

Occupation: An experienced academician in law and former Senior Lecturer in Pakistani Law at several Law Colleges in Pakistan since 1996 and an Associate of the Asian Legal Advice Service UK
Countries of expertise: Pakistan

Monekosso, Ticky

Journalist and researcher, with more than twenty years experience reporting on human rights, development issues and related humanitarian affairs. Has prepared a number of expert witness reports for the UK, USA and the Netherlands. Extensive base of complementary knowledge in Francophone Africa. 

Occupation: Journalist and Researcher specialising in Sub-Sahara Africa
Countries of expertise: Angola, Cameroon, Congo (Republic of), Cote d`Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gambia, Guinea, Liberia, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone

Muhammed , Mr Rajal

A Syrian Kurdish citizen and an Arabic-English translator who has lived in Syrian, Iraqi and Turkish parts of Kurdistan and has first-hand knowledge of the languages and dialects spoken there. 

Occupation: Linguist and Translator - Registered, legally sworn Translator
Countries of expertise: Syria

Mullen, Joseph

Academic/Development Specialist with specific interest in nationality, ethnicity, governance, religion and risk of persecution.

Occupation: Senior Fellow University of Manchester (Hon.); Senior Lecturer in International Development University of Manchester IDPM (1981-2003); United Nations (1985/6) (1989/91) Assoc. Professor University of Wisconsin (1980-1981)
Countries of expertise: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania