A. Kayum Ahmed

A. Kayum Ahmed is the division director for Access & Accountability at the Public Health Program (PHP) of the Open Society Foundations in New York where he leads PHP's global work on access to medicines and innovation. He also teaches a class on socio-economic rights as an adjunct faculty member at Columbia Law School. Before joining OSF, Kayum served as Chief Executive Officer of the South African Human Rights Commission from 2010 to 2015


uA. Kayum Ahmed ngumlawuli wecandelo loFikelelo noXanduva kwiNkqubo yeMpilo kaRhulumente (PHP) eNew York apho akhokhela umsebenzi wehlabathi we-PHP ekufikeleleni kumayeza kunye nobuchwepheshe. Ufundisa kwakhona iklasi kumalungelo eentlalo-qoqosho njengelungu lezakhono zobuncinane kwi-Columbia Law School. Ngaphambi kokufika e-OSF, uKayum wayeligosa eliphezulu elilawulayo kwisigqeba samalungelo oluntu aseMzantsi Afrika ukususela ngo-2010 ukuya ku-2015.

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Delinking the “human” from human rights: artificial intelligence and transhumanism

By: A. Kayum Ahmed
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The development of artificial intelligence and transhumanism are challenging what it means to be human—and who (or what) constitutes the “human” in human rights.

Defending free speech when laws do not apply equally to everyone

By: A. Kayum Ahmed

When the ACLU uses civil rights and free speech to defend white supremacists, it reflects the ideological foundations of rights discourses that try to erase white ...




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