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Brief biographical notes on the members of the

Special Independent Commission for the Convening of the Emergency Loya Jirga

Name

Functions

Profession/Background

Qasimyar, Ismael, Mr.

Chairman

Lawyer, expert in constitutional law

Hoquqmal, Mahbooba, Mrs.

Vice Chair

Professor of Law & Political Science in the University of Kabul and in the Afghan University in Peshawar

Abdul Aziz, Al-Haj / Mr.

Vice Chair

Professor; Dean of the Sharia Faculty of Kabul University

Ahang, Mohammed Kazim, Mr.

Head of the Relations Committee

Head of the Faculty of Journalism in the University of Kabul; worked with NGOs

Ameer Mohammed Essa, Mr.

Commission Member

Teacher, 25 years experience in education

Borgai, Mohammed Taher, Mr.

Head of the Drafting Committee

PhD Germany in Law and science; lecturer Kabul University; former head of law-making Depít, Min of Justice, worked with HR NGOs

Jabbarkhel, Hajji Zaher Khan, Mr.

Commission Member

Previously director of Nasir Bagh refugee camp, near Peshawar

Hamidi, Mohammed Farid, Mr.

Commission Member

Lecturer in Law and Political Science

Karkin, Nur Mohammed, Mr.

Commission Member

Former civil servant in Northern Afghanistan and intellectual

Mudaber, Dr. Sadiq, Mr.

Commission Member

Former Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

Mujahed, Prof. Sayed Amin, Mr.

Commission Member

Professor of History in the University of Kabul; member of the Academy of Science

Nematy, Humaira, Mrs.

Commission Member

Professor of Law in Balkh University (Mazar-i Sharif)

Nidai, Prof. Mohammed Mahfooz, Mr.

Head of the Criteria Committee

Professor of Geology and Mining in Kabul University, Deputy Head of the Academy of Science

Parlika, Soraya, Ms

Commission Member

Womenís rights activist and Former Head of the Afghan Red Crescent

Rahimy, Abdul Salam, Mr.

Commission Member

Director of the NGO Coordination of Humanitarian Aid (CHA)

Sayed Massoud, Ustad / Mr.

Commission Member

Master in Economics

Sebghatullah Sanjar, Colonel

Commission Member

Young former military officer

Seljuki, Rashid, Mr.

Commission Member

Religious figure in Herat; worked with Islamic Cultural Shura during the Jihad; responsible for the Afghan mosque in Virginia, USA

Tawana, Dr Sayed Musa, Mr.

Commission Member

Known as one of the founders of the Islamist movement in Afghanistan; former Prof. of Theology at Kabul University

Wolwaliji, Assadullah, Mr.

Commission Member

Graduate from Military University; historian, intellectual and writer


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