Dr Rizwan Mustafa.

Dr Rizwan Mustafa is the Director and Head of Research at Khal Marina.  He is also a Senior Lecturer in Policing at the Staffordshire University and specialist consultant to the Countering Violent Extremism Unit in the Commonwealth.  

Rizwan has worked in the British Police Service for over 15 years.  He has significant experience of Crime Investigation, Roads Policing, Police Learning & Development and Counter Terrorism.  Rizwan has worked with INGO's, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and other public sector organisations.  He is trained in classical Islam and is invited to speak at international Counter Terrorism conferences.  Rizwan also advises governments on their national Counter Terrorism Strategies.

Rizwan is NPPV3 & SC security cleared.   

Publications:

  1. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in Andrew Davies (ed.) Religion in Society Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  2. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Extremism in Andrew Davies (ed.) Religion in Society Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  3. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Female Genital Mutilation in Andrew Davies (ed.) Faith and Social Challenges Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  4. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Forced Marriage in Andrew Davies (ed.) Family Life and Family Law Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  5. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Grooming and Online Abuse in Andrew Davies (ed.) Religion in Society Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  6. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  How Can We Confront Hate Speech & Extremism In Our Communities in Andrew Davies (ed.) Religion in Society Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  7. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Marital Abuse in Andrew Davies (ed.) Family Life and Family Law Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  8. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Polygamous Marriage in Andrew Davies (ed.) Family Life and Family Law Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  9. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  What is Hate Speech in Andrew Davies (ed.) Religion in Society Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  10. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Difference Between Legal Situation, Cultural Expression and Religious Inclination in Andrew Davies (ed.) Leading Faith Based Organisations Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

  11. Rizwan Mustafa (2019).  Government Funding and Projects in Andrew Davies (ed.) Religion in Society Facilitators Guide.  (London: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government).

Seminars, Conferences & Guest Speaker Appearances:

  1. The Lost Warrior: A Theological Perspective on the Militant Islamist group al-Shabab.  University of Birmingham 2019.  

  2. Dabiq: An Overview of Theological Propositions.  West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit.  2019. 

  3. Understanding Extremism: A Multifaceted Perspective.  University of Birmingham.  2018.

  4. Islamophobia, PREVENT and Policing:  Amnesty International.  2018.

  5. Practicing Islam:  The Practical Implications of Expressing Faith in the Public Space.  National Association of Muslim Police & University of Birmingham.  2016. 

  6. Preventing Radicalisation.  Capita Conferences. 2015.