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Rajil Abdelaziz


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Rajil Abdelaziz is a Moroccan high school teacher and master’s student at Hassan II University in Casablanca. The title of his forthcoming research will be “Comparative Analysis of Political Practice Through the Stories of the Prophets”; it is focused on the unity of religion and politics. Additionally, he is a founding member of the NGO Afkar, which focuses on building critical thinking and dialogue skills in Moroccan youths and regularly employs interfaith or intercultural dialogue sessions. He is passionate about improving Morocco’s religious education and making it more inclusive, modern, and unbiased. Abdelaziz was a participant in the International Higher Education Interfaith Leadership Forum. He has a bachelor’s degree specializing in the future of religions within the Mediterranean basin region.