Scales for Justice

Working towards peace and reconciliation


The Board 

D. Doenges is President of Scales for Justice (S4J). She holds a master in specialized translation from the University of Geneva with a master thesis about translation in the context of intercultural dialogue. She has several years of experience in human rights work with the United Nations and regularly participates in relevant meetings at the UN. She has undertaken numerous visits to countries throghout Middle East and Asia, including to Egypt, Israel/ Palestine and Pakistan and is in regular touch with people on the ground. She is frequently invited as a speaker/ moderator during side events at the UN and  particularly concerned about the growing gap between cultures, minority rights and the issue of occupation.


A. Ibrahim is Chief Administration Officer (Secretary) of Scales for Justice. He holds an LL.B degree in Law from the Faculty of Law, Alexandria University and an LL.M degree in Public International Law from the Graduate Institute of Geneva. He is practicing as a Lawyer since 2005, and is a registered member in the Egyptian Bar Association - Arab Lawyers Union - Member Arbitrator in the Egyptian Arbitration center & the Arab League Commercial Arbitration center. He is a highly competent lawyer with an international legal background where his previous experience was mainly focused on Civil, Corporate and Investment Laws, and currently specialized in Public International Law. He is S4J’s international legal expert; particularly concerned about systematic Human Rights violations and worldwide application of the International Humanitarian Law.


M. Adams, a law graduate from Münster University (Germany), is the Strategic Counsel (Treasurer) of Scales for Justice. Born in Germany he has lived in France, Uruguay, Egypt and Switzerland where he gained extensive experience with public and private institutions such as the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation or Servas International. In 2013 he passed the Second State Examination in law and obtained the license to practice law. He has been working for Servas International at the United Nations Human Rights Council, promoting the value of tolerance between the people with a special emphasis to the Right of gender equality (CEDAW) and the fight against racial discrimination (CERD). He keeps this focus with Scales for Justice and is also responsible for the strategic conception of the NGO. Magnus speaks German, English, French and Spanish as well as some Arabic.