Albaqir A. Mukhtar is the regional campaign coordinator for the Middle East & North Africa at Amnesty International’s International Secretariat Office in London. His academic and teaching experience has focused on linguistics and Islamic and Middle Eastern studies, and his current research interests include education, ethical philosophy, identity, and Islam and human rights. He has published two books, both in Arabic: Categorization of Muslims’ Responses to Human Rights, and Betting on Knowledge: Human Rights Education in the Middle East and North Africa.

Last Updated: May 30, 2017