Working for Justice for All Canada, TazeenHasan
is a Harvard-educated human rights activist, and writer. She is the
recipient of the Harvard Spotlight award 2000 for her coverage of Uygur
refugees which she did after living with them for four weeks in two
cities of Turkey. She is the co-author of two anthologies published in
She is well-traveled and has lived in South Asia, the
Middle East, and North America. Her writings have been widely published
in all three regions. Her focus is mostly human rights abuses, genocide,
and international human rights and humanitarian law but she has also
written on women, transgender, and migration issues.
Currently, she is the campaign manager at Justice For All Canada and running a global campaign for the release of Kashmiri prisoners.
She is well connected with Kashmiri communities around the world and
particularly with the families of many arbitrarily detained prisoners in
Indian administered Kashmir.