The First Round of the International Criminal Court was conducted by Students from Kabul University


The allegorical court is one of the important elements in the training of law students and scholars from the process of national and international trials. Kabul University and the Students' Union of the University, in order to institutionalize the practical work and empower students in the field of law and political sciences and the judiciary in the area of ​​the International Criminal Justice and International Criminal Law Court, the first round of the International Criminal Court was conducted with the presence of the Honorable Dr. Najibullah Khuwajah Omari, Minister of Higher Education, Prof.  Hamidullah Farooqi Chancellor of Kabul University and Senior Minister Adviser of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Higher Education Affairs, Dr. Ahmad Siar Mahjoor, Deputy Minister of Finance and Administration from Ministry of Higher Education, Mr. Khuwajahb Abdul Haq Ahmadi Marastial Attorney General, Mr. Syrat Khalid Haidari, Head of Roshan Institute, Vice-Chancellors of the University, heads of departments of faculties, professors and students.

The ceremony was held on Monday 17th of December in Kabul University Central Auditorium. The Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Najibullah Khuwajah Omari, spoke about the role and importance of the allegorical courts in scientific institutions and he congratulated to the Kabul University Leadership and Teachers' Panel on the First International Criminal Court. The Minister of Higher Education described the allegory courts as one of the ways to strengthen practical skills, and called universities as the main reference point for providing professional and specialized staff with the aim of improving the quality of service in the country.


According to Mr. Khuwajah Omari, until, the judiciary is not in a country with a high and committed capacity to enforce the law and provide justice, no other government sectors can succeed or improve. Mr. Khuwajah Omari has expressed the desire to introduce the paradigmatic tribunals to the students of the law and political sciences faculties who want to lead the justice system of the country in the future, so that they will use their experience and professional knowledge in this area and they will play an essential role in providing justice and law enforcement. Mr. Khuwajah Omari also spoke about the obligations of the Ministry of Higher Education, as well as the continuation of programs at the level of the universities of the country.

Afterwards, Prof.  Hamidullah Farooqi Chancellor of Kabul University and Senior Minister Adviser of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Higher Education Affairs, on behalf of Kabul University, welcomed all participants of the program, while pointing to the role and importance of the practical courts and work and he thanked to all the people involved, the leadership and the judiciary, and the allegoric court team.

Mr. Farooqi mentioned the importance of developing such programs in order to empower and enhance the skills and competences of the students, and ensure that the leadership of Kabul University is at the heart of the plan to take wider steps towards achieving its goals and provide good groundwork, based on student-centered principles and market-oriented expectations of work in all areas of study for students.

In this program, head of Kabul University Students’ Union, Javid Farshad, gave a presentation on the participation of other students to participate in the program, and introduced the implementation of the paradigm to improve the capacity of the students.

Then, Mr. Kuwajah Abdul Haq Ahmadi Marastial, the Attorney General and the deputy of the Afghan Academy of Sciences, also spoke about the matters, congratulated them and thanked them to the leadership of Kabul University, the leadership of the judiciary, and the panel of the Supreme Court.

It is worthy to mention that the allegorical court team of the Law and Political Science faculty at Kabul University was divided into three groups (defendant's attorneys, prosecutors and legal representatives of the victims). They portrayed a hypothetical criminal case in this court and responded to the questions posed by the Court of Appeal. After the panel of peacekeepers finished their discussion, the panel led the overall outcome and assessed their role in this allegorical court.

At the end, Kabul University Chancellor gave a letter of appreciation to the panel of peacekeepers and peer reviewers and acclaimed writers  appointed by the honorable institution of Kabul University leadership delegation was presented and exchanged and the official court of law Successfully completed.