Ali Palh a lawyer, peacekeeper and human rights defender who belongs to Hyderabad, Sindh Pakistan. Mr. Palh has done his Bachelor degree in Law from Law College Hyderabad, Pakistan and is member of District Bar Association Mirpurkhas, Sindh, Pakistan. Later, he completed his Masters in International Human Rights Law from the Office of Human Rights and Social Development (OHRSD), Faculty of Graduate Studies Mahidol University, Thailand. Prior to it, he was working in Pakistan on human rights, peace and development. His focus was more on women rights and protection of religious minorities. Currently, Mr. Palh is working with NonviolentPeaceforce, Sri Lanka as Coordinator for Human Rights Defender’s Protection Project. Ali Palh joined NonviolentPeaceforce Sri Lanka in june 2007 and worked as peacekeeper and Head of Field Office Trincomalee, Eastern province till March 2009.
Mr. Ali Palh has been accepted to the LL.M course offered by the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Boston, United States where he will join the course at the end of August, 2010.