Reem Abu-Hayyeh

Reem Abu-Hayyeh has worked in advocacy and campaigns particularly on social justice issues relating to the marginalisation of BAME and migrant communities in the UK and Europe. In her last role at Maslaha, Reem managed projects focusing on Islamophobia, gender and stereotypes, working primarily with young people. She has coordinated a group supporting people held in immigration detention centres, and has researched and published reports on state violence & negligence toward migrants with the Institute of Race Relations.

Reem currently oversees our Securitisation of health work, particularly around challenging the Prevent counter-terrorism duty in health, and Medact’s ongoing campaign against nuclear weapons.