MY WORK

50

CITIES

25

AWARDS

100

UNIVERSITIES

4

BOOKS

AWARDS

  • Medal of Courage by Simon Wiesenthal Centre, 2018
  • Senate of Canada 150 medal, 2018
  • The Urban Hero award, 2017
  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal, 2012
  • City of Toronto’s Constance Hamilton award, 2000

RAHEEL IN THE MEDIA

AREAS OF FOCUS

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Human Rights & Combating Racism/Bigotry

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Women's Empowerment

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Challenging Radicalization

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Fighting Antisemitism

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“Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.” – United Nations, Universal Declaration of Human Rights

HIGHLIGHTS

Empowered Woman Summit – Raheel Raza

The Silent Revolution | TEDxAmsterdamWomen

Fighting Extremism
Courtesy Clarion Project

Honor Diaries

By The Numbers – The Untold Story of Muslim Opinions & Demographics
Courtesy Clarion Project

Raheel Raza : Real Time With Bill Maher

Raheel Raza on BBC HARDtalk

The Mark Steyn Show with Raheel Raza

“Non-violent extremism is essentially the increase of intolerant and bigoted demands made by groups seeking to dominate society.”- Maajid Nawaz

RECENT MEDIA

Raheel Raza: Opposing extremism is not Islamophobic, despite what recent report suggests

Despite what some may like to believe, terrorism and extremism pose real threats to Canada and are not figments of my imagination.

Diary of a “Dialysis Diva” – Part 2

Part 2 – 2022 In January 2022 I turned 72 and was ready physically, mentally and emotionally to face the challenges of Chronic Kidney Disease. I was nicknamed “Dialysis Diva” and I got purple highlights in my hair to prepare me for the future.  My GFR was slowly declining and I knew it’s only a […]

Diary of a “Dialysis Diva” – Part 1

Part 1 – 2021 In March 2021 I got COVID which was painful. More painful was the fact that at the same time, very suddenly I was diagnosed with failing kidneys. My family doctor got me an urgent appointment with a Nephrologist at the Kidney Clinic in Etobicoke and this was the start of my […]

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Zia Mohyeddin – Fond Memories of an Icon

  Renowned actor, producer, director, and television broadcaster, Zia Mohyeddin passed away on February 12, 2023. While the world mourns a man who was an institution unto himself, I have a personal connection with Zia that goes back many years.   I first saw Zia Mohyeddin a year after Lawrence of Arabia (in which he […]

Diary of a “Dialysis Diva” – Part 2

Part 2 – 2022 In January 2022 I turned 72 and was ready physically, mentally and emotionally to face the challenges of Chronic Kidney Disease. I was nicknamed “Dialysis Diva” and I got purple highlights in my hair to prepare me for the future.  My GFR was slowly declining and I knew it’s only a […]

Diary of a “Dialysis Diva” – Part 1

Part 1 – 2021 In March 2021 I got COVID which was painful. More painful was the fact that at the same time, very suddenly I was diagnosed with failing kidneys. My family doctor got me an urgent appointment with a Nephrologist at the Kidney Clinic in Etobicoke and this was the start of my […]