Mohamed Osman is an Aryeh Neier Fellow at the Open Society Justice Initiative working on international justice issues. He worked with the International Committee of the Red Cross as a legal adviser in Sudan. He has also conducted number of consultancies and research work on human rights while in Sudan including issues of citizenship, women rights, and Islamic Law. He received his LL.B from the University of Khartoum, a Postgraduate Diploma on Human Rights-University of Khartoum, and an LL.M on International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law from University of Essex (2015-2016). His thesis focused on the application of rule of law by armed opposition groups in their controlled territories.