Afghan Biographies

Langari, Ahmad Zia

Name Langari, Ahmad Zia
Ethnic backgr. Hazara
Date of birth
Function/Grade AIHRC commissioner Afghan Independent Human Rights Commissio
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:
Commissioner Zia Langari has been, as an activist, involved in human rights activities since 1991. He worked in senior positions with national and international NGOs working for awareness raising and human rights programmes. He attended several national and regional forums. A well-known human rights activist and advocate, before joining the Commission he worked in senior positions with CCA, an Afghan NGO mandated for human rights protection and promotion. Besides Dr Samar herself, Farid Hamidi, Sayed Ahmad Langari and Soraya Sobhrang saw their commissioner posts renewed.(20130619)

Last Modified 2014-10-13
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