Mohammad Asif Rahimi, a 28-year-old from Afghanistan, belongs to the Hazara community, the third largest and most oppressed ethnicity in the world. Asif graduated from high school and studied political science in Kabul city. He speaks four languages. Due to security concerns and persecution, he had to leave Afghanistan and seek asylum in Indonesia through UNHCR. He is currently living in Balikpapan detention centre.
He has been in detention and deprived of all basic rights since late 2014.