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Jonathan Kuttab is a Palestinian attorney and human rights activist. He grew up in Jerusalem and then studied in the U.S., graduating from University of Virginia law school. He is a member of the Bar Associations of New York, Palestine and Israel. He is the executive director of FOSNA (Friends of Sabeel North America), and a non-resident fellow of the Washington Arab Center. He was the head of the legal committee of the Palestinian delegation negotiating the Cairo Interim Agreement of 1994.
Mr. Kuttab founded a number of human rights organizations including the Palestinian human rights group Al-Haq, the Mandela Institute for Palestinian Prisoners and the Holy Land Trust. He is active in many other civil society organizations in Palestine and internationally. He is a recognized authority on international law, human rights and Palestinian and Israeli affairs. He recently wrote Beyond the Two-State Solution and The Truth Shall Set You Free.