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Hassan Raza

Hassan Raza

Biography

Hassan Raza is a human rights and social justice activist. He utilizes social media platforms to raise awareness about social injustice, religious intolerance, and discrimination; promote peaceful coexistence; and condemn radicalization and terrorism.  Hassan is a former trainee at Al Jazeera English and is currently in his final year of studies working towards a degree in media studies and journalism, after which he plans to begin a career as a professional journalist and political analyst. He actively participates in forums to establish dialogue between religious communities, while simultaneously trying to promote a moderate image of Pakistan.  The Times of India and Hindustan Times, two of the leading newspapers in India, covered his views on India-Pakistan relations.  He has also appeared on different news channels, including Aaj News, Roze News, and Capital TV, to present his ideas on the importance of democracy and youth participation in politics. In 2013, Hassan attended the South Asian Peace Conference in New Delhi, as a member of the Pakistani delegation and participated as a panelist at the “Voice of Partition,” an event hosted by the US Embassy Islamabad. Hassan participated as a speaker, along with Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy and Raza Rumi, at the launch of Indo-Pakistan Calendar for Peace.

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