Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Hashem Mohmand

Service Director
Radio Free Afghanistan
Prague, Czech Republic

Email: mohmandh+rferl.org

Phone: +420 221 123 225

Languages: Pashto, Dari, Tajik, Farsi, English, German

Expertise: Afghanistan, Radio Free Afghanistan

View this expert's author page on the local Radio Free Europe website

Hashem Mohmand, the Director of RFE/RL's Afghan Service, has worked for RFE/RL for 23 years as a broadcaster, editor and senior editor in the Tajik and Afghan Services. During this time Mohmand has covered all major political and social developments in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia. In the 1990s, Mohmand was the chief editor of the magazine "Breeze of Freedom," serving the Afghan diaspora in Europe.

Hashem Mohmand earned a Bachelor's degree in Law and Political Science from the University of Kabul and has studied political science at universities in Bonn and Berlin, Germany as well as Central Asian Ethnography and Islam in the Soviet Union at Indiana University.

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