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Wajahat Masood is a journalist, academic, and human rights activist recognized and honored with the Pride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan on Pakistan’s 68th Independence Day.

His academic journey began with a graduation from Government College Lahore, followed by a Master’s degree in English from Punjab University. He furthered his education by earning an LLM in International Human Rights Law from Leeds University, UK. 

In his career, Mr. Masood has worn multiple hats, with notable achievements in various domains. He dedicated 11 years of his career as the Director of the Democratic Commission for Human Development, championing educational causes and making a tangible impact on communities through education. Simultaneously, he served as a consultant for different international development agencies, utilizing his expertise in international human rights law to address global human rights issues.

His footprint in journalism is marked by associations with renowned national dailies like The News, The Post, and Aaj Kal. He also held editorial roles at publications such as monthly Nawa-i-insaan, Daily Mashriq, and weekly Hum Shehri. His work as a columnist for BBC Urdu service from 2005 to 2008 underscores his influence in the field. Moreover, he contributed as a political analyst for PTV and Radio Pakistan and provided commentary for various private television channels.
Beyond journalism, Mr. Masood is a prolific author, having penned several books spanning topics including politics, history, culture, and literature. His writings have become valuable resources for those seeking in-depth knowledge on these subjects.

Currently, he imparts his knowledge and expertise at Lahore School of Law, where he teaches courses on Human Rights Law and Critical Thinking Skills, shaping the minds of the next generation of scholars and activists.

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