Wajahat Masood is a writer, journalist, teacher, political analyst, human rights activist and a poet. He studied English literature at Punjab University and earned his LLM in International Law from Leeds (UK). He founded Democratic Commission for Human Development in 1994 which today is the premier human rights education organization in Pakistan. He has worked for major English and Urdu language newspapers in editorial capacity and wrote regularly for BBC during 2005-9. Currently, he is working as a political analyst for state-run TV and Radio. He has authored several books on history and political questions.