Azeezah Kanji

Azeezah Kanji (JD, LLM) is a legal academic and writer, whose work focuses on issues related to racism, colonialism, and social justice. She is the Director of Programming at Noor Cultural Centre, a Muslim educational, religious, and cultural institution in Toronto. The Centre’s work is dedicated to advancing causes of gender, racial, decolonial, economic, environmental, and animal justice from the perspective of Islamic ethical and legal traditions.

Azeezah is a regular speaker in community and academic spaces, and her writing has appeared in the Toronto Star, National Post, Ottawa Citizen, rabble, ROAR Magazine, OpenDemocracy, iPolitics, and various academic anthologies and journals.

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