Hoshyar Malo is a lawyer and Director of Kurdish Human Rights Watch (KHRW). Hoshyar Malo worked for more than 10 years on human rights and civil society issues,
such as IDPs, prisons, minorities, law reform processes in Iraq and within the Iraqi constitution, NGO laws in Iraq and in the Kurdistan Region, Prosecution Law, Law of Freedom of Media, Election Law, and the Anti-corruption Law.
He has authored several research papers and studies, published in Iraq and abroad. He has contributed to developing the process of legal reform of NGOs both in Iraq and in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
Hoshyar Malo is the Head of the Coalition of Freedoms (COF), that includes more than 70 NGOs from Iraq.