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Azim Khamisa


About the Author

Following the murder of his son in 1995, Azim Khamisa founded the Tariq Khamisa Foundation and the subsequent forgiveness movement, which has reached millions. In 2002, he received Search for Common Ground’s prestigious Award for Building Peaceful Communities. In 2004 he participated in the Synthesis Dialogues with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and in 2006 he received the Spirit of Crazy Horse Award from the Reclaiming Youth Network. Azim is also the recipient of the California Peace Prize. He lives in La Jolla, California.

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