What happened in Iran with Jina Emini (aka Mahsa Ahmini) was not an isolated incident nor the first or unique to Iran. It’s a global problem.
Jina Emini was your name. You were 22. Even though the government calls you Mahsa Amini. The same government that allowed your death for not dressing “properly”. Is the same government that doesn’t acknowledge your name. Your name is Jina. As your mum named you. Say her name. Call her name. Revealed from a tweet by Beri Shalmashi.
Over the following decade, we will need a strong Te Tiriti-based progressive movement more than ever.
Editors note: This piece was submitted by our dear friend Dr. Chamindra Weerawardhana who we met through transnational queer feminist … More
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At a time of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate chaos, global intensification of alt-right white supremacist terrorism, ongoing colonialism, war and … More