Ibrahim al-Kasem graduated in law at the University of Damascus (Syria) and is the Executive Director of the Caesar Files Group. As a lawyer, he focused on cases to support detainees before the Syrian terrorism court. He worked as legal consultant to the UN, with a focus on Middle East and North Africa, and for the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. Currently, he is enrolled in a human rights masters' program at Bard College Berlin. After completing a legal traineeship in 2016, he is supporting ECCHR as a research fellow in the International Crimes and Accountability program, with a particular focus on war crimes in Syria.