Minds of the Movement

An ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance

Ahmadullah Archiwal

Ahmadullah Archiwal has two MAs, one in journalism and mass communication from the University of Peshawar (Pakistan) and one in international affairs from the New School University in New York (USA), where he studied as a Fulbright scholar. Archiwal has done pioneering work on civil resistance and has authored three books—two on Khudai Khidmatgar, and one on nonviolent civic mobilization in Pashto. Through the Organization for Social, Cultural Awareness and Rehabilitation (OSCAR), a Kabul-based NGO, Archiwal has trained a large number of university students, youths, women, religious scholars, and tribal chiefs in nonviolent civic mobilization in Afghanistan.