Amyn B. Sajoo

Amyn Sajoo is scholar-in-residence at Canada’s Simon Fraser University, where he lectures in human rights and global politics. He served as policy advisor with the Canadian Human Rights Commission, and his fieldwork has taken him across Asia, the Middle East, and East Africa.

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Particular universals: human rights depend on identity politics

By: Amyn B. Sajoo

Romanticizing the universal at the expense of local, subjective truths fails to account for how we arrive at global rights in the first place.

Faith in rights: ethics of the public square

By: Amyn B. Sajoo

Human rights cannot thrive globally without the support of pluralist religious theologies that are in tune with public culture. In Muslim settings, this means that ...




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