Nazir Afzal

Former Chief Crown Prosecutor of CPS

Nazir Afzal OBE, was the Chief Crown Prosecutor of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for North West England from 2011–15. He was the first Muslim to be appointed to such a position and was Britain's most senior Muslim lawyer within the CPS. He has campaigned for women's rights and spoken out against forced marriage, female genital mutilation and honour killings.