Murtaza Mohiqi

PhD candidate in Private Law at the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Scientific Board Member of Gharjistan University, Afghanistan

The article explores the concept and the development of academic freedom in Afghanistan since the fall of the Talibans in 2001. It sets out the main dimensions and the scope of academic freedom as a fundamental right, protected by the Afghan Constitution, as well as the challenge of increasing the number of female academics. It also aims to indicate how Afghan policymakers and legislators should take measures to effectively protect and optimize academic freedom.

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