Faisal is an Iraqi-born award-winning human rights activist, satirist, speaker and writer. He is an advocate for Universal Human Rights, secularism and the free market of ideas, and is enthusiastic about the intersection of technology and advocacy. He is also the founder of multiple online platforms that together have more than 400,000 subscribers and millions of visitors.
He previously worked for Movements.org as a program manager for the Middle East and North Africa to assist dissidents in closed societies worldwide. In 2015, Faisal received the “President’s Volunteer Service Award” from President Barack Obama for his special commitment to education.
Faisal Al Mutar has been published in the Huffington Post, Big Think, and is a columnist for Free Inquiry Magazine. He has been quoted in publications like The New York Times, CNN, The Cornell Review, BBC World News, The Spectator , Ora.TV, The Guardian, The Independent (IE), the Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Columbia Journalism Review, Arab American News, International Business Times ,The Islamic Monthly, World Policy Institute, WYNC, The Huffington Post , Alternet, Pakistan Today, The Nation (Pakistan), News24, Your Middle East, Radio France Internationale, Religion News Service, The Council of Secular Humanism, Yahoo Voices, Skeptic Magazine, Patheos, Columbia Faith and Values, Houston Chronicle, Wissen Rockt Magazine in Germany and also featured at the Better Life book.