Bahauddin Baha

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Bahauddin Baha (بهاءالدين بهاء )، (Jurist of Islamic Law, Author, Poet, born in Herat Province, Afghanistan) was the Deputy Chief Justice of the Afghan Supreme Court from 2006 to 2016. Baha also served as a Supreme Court Justice and member of High Judicial Council of the Supreme Court during the 1980s. Baha served as the head of Prime Minister Mohammad Musa Shafiq’s office (1972-1973). In 2002, Baha was appointed as the Chairman of the Independent Judicial Reform Commission, one of the three commissions established as part of the Bonn Agreement. Baha later served as Legal Advisor to Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Subsequently, he was nominated and appointed to the Afghan Supreme Court in 2006.

Justice Baha was a senior member of High Judicial Council of the Supreme Court and served as the Deputy Chief Justice and President of the Criminal Tribunal of Supreme Court.[1] [2]


  1. ^ Alexander Thier (2006-03-26). "The crescent and gavel". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Hindu (2007-12-10). "Conclave calls upon judges to unite for rule of law". The Hindu.