Zaki Haidari

Zaki Haidari is a 2020 Australian Human Rights Commission Human Rights Hero, an Ambassador for the Refugee Advice and Casework Service (RACS), and works at the Jesuit Refugee Service as an Employment Support Worker, assisting people seeking asylum and refugees to find work. Zaki fled Afghanistan aged 17, after his father was ‘disappeared’ by the Taliban and they murdered his brother. His mum and six siblings are still living in fear in Afghanistan. Zaki is a highly respected community leader and advocate.