Hannah El-Hitami


Hannah El-Hitami has covered the Al-Khatib trial and other universal jurisdiction cases in Germany extensively for JusticeInfo.Net since April 2020. She is an Egyptian-German journalist based in Berlin who writes mostly about sociopolitical topics from the Arab world, migration and postcolonial perspectives. She worked for the magazine of Amnesty International in Germany for two years, before starting as a freelancer in 2019. Her work has been published in Der Spiegel, Al Jazeera, Amnesty Journal, Zenith and others.

Syrian war crime trial in Berlin: a late alibi for defense
Last Thursday, 16 February, in Berlin, Germany, Palestinian Syrian militiaman Moafak D.’s defense gave their final statements and called for his acquittal. They argued their client had been injured and bedridden at the time of the crimes – an alibi that had not been mentioned until early this year, at the very end of the […]
By Hannah El-Hitami, our correspondent in Germany
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