Khelef Khalifa is a non-partisan and a bold defender of human rights and the marginalised. He is also a Director at Muslims for Human Rights (MUHURI), a non-governmental organisation based in Mombasa.
In 2019, Khalifa fought against the government's decision to renovate the Mama Ngina Waterfront in Mombasa.
Khalifa is a veteran human rights campaigner who has fiercely fought injustice for over a decade.
Together with David Ndii and constitutional lawyer Yash Pal Ghai In November 2019, Khalifa led protests against mandatory Standard Gauge Railway haulage and privatisation of Mombasa Port.