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Naqib Khpulwak

In Brief

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.

Case History

Khpulwak taught courses on property rights and family law, and he cotaught 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.


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