Dr Basheer Nafi / UK

• He is a Palestinian academic, researcher, and historian and is considered one of the most important intellectuals who effectively and notably contributed to the political and intellectual movement on the Palestinian, Arab, Muslim, and international level.

• He also wrote for a number of journals and magazines regarding the Palestinian cause.

• He earned his PhD in modern history from University of Reading.

• He published a number of academic studies in Arabic and English on the Palestinian cause, modern Islam, and the intellectual history of Islam, in the number of specialised periodicals. He also contributed to the UNESCO project on the history of the world.