Mohammed El-Kurd is a Palestinian writer and poet. He is currently based out of Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem. Prior to the 2021 Israel–Palestine crisis, he was pursuing a master's degree in the United States, but returned to protest Israel's eviction of Palestinians from their homes in East Jerusalem. El-Kurd is Palestine Correspondent for The Nation.
Ahmed Alnaouq grew up in Gaza, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature from al-Azher University, but currently he is based in London. Ahmed was the inspiration for, and original project manager of, We Are Not Numbers. Today, in addition to his role as a Steering Committee member of We Are Not Numbers, he is cofounder of Border Gone, a media project that tells stories from Gaza in Hebrew. He also serves as advocacy and outreach officer for the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor.