Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

Dr. Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat is a journalist and academician from Indonesia. He is currently a lecturer at Universitas Islam Indonesia and a research associate at Jakarta-based Institute for Development of Economics and Finance (INDEF). Muhammad holds a B.A. in International Affairs from Qatar University, as well as an M.A. and Ph.D in Politics from the University of Manchester in the UK. As an academic, his research focuses on China/Indonesia-Middle East relations. Meanwhile, as a journalist, he works on Indonesian politics and disability issues. Dr. Rakhmat is also the founder and CEO of Sekolabilitas, an Indonesia-based NGO dedicated to assisting children with disabilities in accessing education.


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