Muslims for Human Rights (MUHURI) has welcomed Professor Hassan Mwakimako as its new Board Member.
Mwakimako is an associate professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Pwani University, Kilifi County.
He has over 20 years of university teaching and research.
He has worked closely with international development partners on areas of religion, youth, radicalization, aspects of violent extremism (VE), Countering Violent Extremism (CVE), and on effects of marginalization on minority communities of the Coast.
He has investigated broadly issues concerning electoral democracy and religion.
Mwakimako is a popular figure in the media, always shaping public opinion through comments on political issues, though print and broadcast outlets.
“Professor Mwakimako brings into the human rights organisation rich experience in matters revolving around human rights issues, radicalisation and religion, issue surrounding peace, security and coexistence among many other critical societal and religious aspects,” said MUHURI Board Chairperson Khelef Khalifa.