Muhammad Kamal

Egypt Research Assistant

Muhammad Kamal is a research assistant at DAWN, where he works on human rights protections in Egypt and across the region.

Kamal has first-hand experience dealing with human rights violations in Egypt as he was a former detainee and political activist. Previously, Kamal was a former member of the political bureau of the April 6 Youth Movement in Egypt and a former spokesman for the movement.

Currently, he serves as a member of the political bureau of the Egyptian National Front. One of Kamal's professional interests is the poor conditions of political prisoners in Egypt.

"Democracy remains the most effective way to tackle terror, stop bloodshed and political violence in Arab countries."

- JAMAL KHASHOGGI, Al-Arabiya, June 12, 2016