Ammar Bajboj is a visiting research fellow in the Department of War Studies at King’s College. Ammar graduated from the Faculty of Law at Damascus University 2003, and has continued his studies in Egypt, where he obtained a Master’s degree in Public Law in 2006, then obtained a PhD in Law from Cairo University in 2011, his thesis is entitled “International Cooperation to Combat Terrorism Crimes”. Until 2014, Ammar worked as a lecturer at the Faculty of Law of Damascus University, and the Syrian Virtual University.  He was also a lawyer in the Syrian Bar Association. As a result of the worsening violence because of the war in Syria, Ammar has moved to London. He currently works at a human rights and refugee organisation and is interested in furthering his research on international criminal law, terrorism and international responses to war crimes in Syria.

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