Abdul SayyafAbdul Rasul Sayyaf

Abdul Rasul Sayyaf is a fundamentalist warlord of the Wahhabi faith with close connections to the Saudi king family. He fought against the Soviet occupation, financed already then by Saudi Arabia, and formed a close relationship with Osama Bin Laden. He was involved in the Afshar massacre of 1993 and responsible for hundreds of deaths of Afshar's Hazara population. He is a member of parliament and calls for a general amnesty for all war crimes. In 2014 he was a candidate for the presidency and received 7% of the vote.