Naqib Khpulwak, an assistant law professor at the American University in Kabul, Afghanistan, was among the 16 students and faculty killed in a terrorist attack on the campus in August 24, 2016.
Khpulwak taught courses on property rights and family law, and he co-taught courses in alternative conflict resolution and international law. He also worked as a counselor and volunteer lecturer for organizations in Afghanistan, including NRC Afghanistan and Nangarhar Law School.
At the time of his death, Khpulwak was preparing to seek a master’s degree in international human rights law from the University of Oxford.
Last Updated: Oct. 23, 2017