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Amir Ali Majid

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Name  Amir Majid
Role  International lawyer

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Education  University of Agriculture

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Amir Ali Majid is a legal scholar and author born in Gojra, Punjab, Pakistan.


He was in his second year at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad when he lost his sight. Nevertheless, he went on to receive his B.A., LL.B., LL.M., as well as diplomas in Air and Space Law and International Law.

He is the first blind person in the world to become a Doctor of Civil Law (McGill University). In addition, he is a member of the Higher Education Academy.

His other accomplishments include:

  • Reader in International Law, London Metropolitan University
  • Part-time Immigration Judge
  • Adjunct Professor in Law, Webster University
  • Visiting Professor (1996), Quaid-e-Azam University
  • Senior Research Fellow (2001), Islamabad Policy Research Institute
  • Erasmus Lecturer, 2003, Frankfurt, Germany
  • He has published one book, newspaper articles and 35 articles in British, German, Dutch, and American journals.

    In 2003, he met with Pakistan's president Pervez Musharraf to discuss disability rights in the country.


  • In 2003 he received the Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Star of Distinction), the second highest civilian honour in Pakistan.
  • He was granted the Life Learning Award by the Kashmir and Pakistan Professionals Association on 17 July 2005.
  • References

    Amir Ali Majid Wikipedia