Challenging Injustice, Advancing Human Rights

The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee advances human rights through grassroots collaborations.

Diliman Abdulkader

Policy and Legislative Coordinator

Diliman Abdulkader leads UUSC’s engagement in Washington, D.C., which includes the federal government, members of Congress, think tanks, and coalition partners.

Diliman has devoted his time on the Hill educating congressional members and staffers on issues surrounding vulnerable minorities and communities. He is an expert analyst on the Kurds and their plight in the region. He often speaks publicly on the developments in the Middle East, has been invited to speak on the Senate Human Rights Caucus, and has published pieces, most recently in the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. Diliman works on issues relating to human rights around the world, including in the United States.

Diliman received his undergraduate degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PP&E) with a minor in Human Rights and completed his graduate degree in International Peace and Conflict Resolution at the American University in Washington, D.C.