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Omar Asghar Khan

Omar Asghar Khan (1953-2002) was a well-known activist, development practitioner, and political leader. A courageous and committed champion of the rights and well-being of the poor, Omar made untiring efforts to organize the poor and the vulnerable and mobilize collective action. The greater part of his efforts focused on the Hazara region and its people. After the death of Omar Asghar Khan under mysterious circumstances in June 2002, Omar Asghar Khan Development Foundation was started.