Walid Ahmed Khan Malik is a human rights educator, decolonial scholar activist and HIA Senior Fellow, who was born and raised in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Walid received his Master’s degree in International Studies and Peace and Conflict Research from the Technical University Darmstadt and the Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main. Walid is now pursuing a PhD in Critical Police Studies. His major research interests are resistance practices against racialized police and migration regimes in Europe. After the racist terror attack in Hanau 2020 Walid was appointed as an adviser to the task force ‘group-focused enmity and anti-Muslim racism’ at the Hessian Ministry of Social Affairs and Integration. Walid also initiated the human rights working group and the anti-discriminatory council of the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation’s scholarship holders. Currently, he is a Researcher and Policy Adviser in the fields of children’s and youth rights monitoring.
Updated June 2022