Mashood A Baderin

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Mashood A Baderin is Professor of Law and Head of the School of Law at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, where he teaches Islamic Law, Human Rights and Islamic Law and Law and Development in Africa. His research work has covered Islamic Law, International and Comparative Human Rights Law and Public International Law. Mashood is also a barrister, a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and is the author of numerous publications. He was appointed as the UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan by the UN Human Rights Council in March 2012.