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Afghan Woman Appointed Human Rights Commissioner in OIC

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An Afghan woman has been unanimously appointed Human Rights Commissioner from Asia group in Organization of the Islamic Cooperation. Asila Wardak received the most votes among the candidates from all three zones (Asia, Africa and Middle East) during the election process for OIC Human Rights Commissioners. Wardak completed her Bachelor’s in agricultural economy from Kabul University and received a Master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from New Jersey University.