Azough studied English and German at the University of Antwerp and International Relations at the University of Amsterdam. During her studies in Antwerpen she was involved in committees against the Vlaams Blok. She worked as journalist for the IKON and at the debate centre De Balie. Between 1999 and 2001 she worked for Rotterdam 2001, the organization which organized the activities surrounding Rotterdam's election as Cultural Capital of Europe in 2001.
In the 2002 elections she was elected into the Tweede Kamer. During the 2003 elections she was unable to keep her seat. Between 2003 and 2004 she returned to journalism, now presenting the VPRO's cultural magazine Kunst Moet Zwemmen ("Art has to swim") and the NMO's debating program De Dialoog ("The Dialogue"). In 2004, when Arie van den Brand's departure left a vacancy, she returned to parliament. She is the parliamentary party's specialist on migration, home affairs and welfare.
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