Shahab Saqib

Shahab Saqib is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) in the UK and a Visiting Scholar of Law at the University of Toronto. He is continuing his PhD at King's College London wherein he is comparatively studying the conceptualization of discrimination in international human rights law and Islamic law. He focuses particularly on the boundaries of belonging and the alienness of non-citizens in international human rights law, by criticizing how dissimulations in the framework of IHRL legitimize various forms of discrimination against them in migration, mobility and work. He is also a practising attorney in the Higher Courts of Lahore wherein he provides legal consultation on disputes of IHRL and Islamic law. Given his interests in different disciplines such as religion, philosophy, politics, and law, he is teaching law at SOAS University of London, King's College London and Oxford Summer Courses.