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Rahila Gupta

Rahila Gupta is a journalist and activist. Her last book was a novella in verse, The Ballad of Nihal Armstrong.

Articles by Rahila Gupta

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Writer Selma Dabbagh speaks to Rahila Gupta about reclaiming Arab women’s sexuality.
This is 1984, the first women’s march in Southall to protest against violence against women, particularly one woman – Krishna Sharma, who had taken her life after facing violence from her husband and in-laws. The protesters’ slogan was: ‘They call it suicide, we call it murder’ and they demonstrated outside the family’s house, a tactic borrowed from the Indian women’s movement. Credit: SBS
Rahila Gupta examines the roots of, and argues the case for, ‘political blackness’.
Rahila Gupta on why Turkey is encroaching on Rojava, an autonomous democratic commune fighting on the frontlines against ISIS.
Rahila Gupta reports on this week’s pro and anti-Modi protests in London.
Rahila Gupta meets women fighters in Rojava who are leading the charge towards a radical democracy.

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