Shakeel Sayed

West Coast Director

Shakeel Syed is the Regional Director for American Muslims for Palestine for the West Coast and a lifelong human rights advocate. Syed has traveled to Occupied Palestine several times until 2017 when Israel banned him for his support to Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions (BDS). 

Syed currently serves the boards of Clergy & Laity for Economic Justice (CLUE) and Death Penalty Focus and has served as the founding Executive Director of the Islamic Shura Council of southern California & as the Vice President of ACLU - Southern California.