Mohamed Bayoumi is an Egyptian refugee lawyer. Before co-founding the EFRR in 2008 he was employed at Association for Human Rights Legal Aid (AHRLA) and represented numerous refugees in proceedings before Egyptian courts, including notably the first prosecution of an Egyptian police officer for sexual assault of a refugee.
He has attended training courses on refugee law and various topics in human rights. He has also participated in consultations with UNHCR about refugee policy in Geneva and supports the training of University students on refugee law.
Mohamed Farahat is an Egyptian refugee lawyer. He joined EFRR in 2014, first as Access to Justice team leader and then as Coordinator of EFRR’s legal aid project with UNHCR. He has held his current position since March 2015.
Prior to joining EFRR, he worked for Africa and Middle East Refugee Assistance (AMERA-Egypt) and the International Commissionof Jurists -ICJ as s legal ResearcherHe recently completed a post-graduate diploma in international law in October 2016.