Raina Iqbal

  • Aurat March seems to be gaining momentum. Over the years, participation has increased. Mobilisation, both online and offline, has risen. Cities like Multan, Sukkur and Hyderabad have started to have their own marches as well. However, as the organisers celebrate five years of Aurat March, we are ...

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  • When your city consistently tops the list of “most polluted cities in the world” and the best solution presented by the government is to simply close schools and offices for three days a week, you are reminded that the place you call home is becoming unlivable with each passing day. It ...

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  • The repeal of the farmer laws comes as a blow to ‘Modi’s India’. In the “largest democracy in the world”, democracy has finally won. The farmer’s protest achieved what it relentlessly fought for; scrapping the three agriculture laws that put the farmers at the ...

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  • The first Black Lives Matter protest I attended was on May 21, 2016. It was only a handful of people peacefully protesting outside the US Department of Justice building in Washington D.C. Amidst the speeches, chants, songs and gestures of solidarity, there was an ominous presence around us. Seven ...

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