Hashem Mohmand is the Director of Afghanistan's most popular medio outlet, RFE/RL's Azadi. He has worked in the past 23 years as broadcaster, editor and senior editor in the Tajik and Afghan services. During this time he has covered all major political and social developments in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia. In the 1990s he was the chief editor of a magazine "Breeze of Freedom " of Afghan diaspora in Europe.
BA in Law and political science, University of Kabul. Political science at universities in Bonn and Berlin, Germany. Study of central asian Ethnography, Islam in the Soviet Union, Indiana University U.S.A.