The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare the shortcomings of the capitalist and institutionally racist systems that govern our world, but its precedence in the media has drawn attention away from human rights abuses that continue to take place. Worse still, the global lockdowns caused by the public health crisis have been relentlessly exploited by various political actors as a means to curb human... Continue Reading
Rahima Mahmut is a Uighur singer, human rights activist and the award-winning translator of the poignant prison memoir "The Land Drenched in Tears" by Soyungul Chanishe. She most recently worked as a consultant and translator for the ITV documentary "Undercover: Inside China’s Digital Gulagshown" and as a translator for the latest BBC documentary "China: A New World Order." Currently, she is the UK project director for the World Uyghur Congress.