Maite Parejo Sousa is a lawyer, member of the Madrid Bar Association, and, since 2013, the General Secretary of the Spanish Association of Human Rights.
Ms. Parejo has focused in Criminal Law, International Criminal Law, universal jurisdiction and Human Rights. After concluding her degree at the University of Seville, she completed her academic training in Cambridge. She holds a DEA from the Complutense University of Madrid, where she specialized in International Criminal Law, with a final research paper consider the aims of the penalties imposed against those held responsible of international crimes.
Presently, Ms Parejo leads Parejo Sousa Abogados. Ms. Parejo is also a member of the legal team of the Spanish Association of Human Rights. She has been a lawyer, exercising the private and popular accusation in the Spanish National Court, in the Tibetan Case. She has also worked in bringing cases before the European Court of Human Rights. She has participated, as a speaker and moderator, in many seminars related to these matters.
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