Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
Protecting and Promoting Human rights in the Muslim World and Beyond

Prof. Saleh Mohammed Alkhathlan

Former Commissioner
Prof. Saleh Mohammed Alkhathlan

Dr. Saleh M. Al-Khathlan is a professor of political sciences at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

He received his Ph.D. in political sciences from the University of Kansas, USA.

He was the chair of the department of Political Sciences, in King Saud University, (2006-2008), and Dean of the college of Law and Political Science at the same university (2011-2013).

Dr. AlKhathlan is a founding member of the National Society for Human Rights (Saudi Arabia), and the vice chairperson of the Society.

He was the secretary general of the National Coordination Council monitoring the first municipal elections in Saudi Arabia (2005).

Dr. Al-Khathlan is also the editor in chief of the Journal of Law&Political Sciences (King Saud University).

He has published widely on contemporary international issues, and foreign policy.

He currently resides in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

He is married and has five children.

Dr. Al-Khathlan can be contacted:

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