Let’s Get Real: Oppression of Muslim Uighurs in China ft. AqsaSaysWhat

Read this. Read it again. Read it until it surprises you, until it gets your stomach turning. I refuse to accept this as our new normal. Once it’s sunken in, call or email the Chinese consulate in your area and express your disgust, do so until they realise you won’t back down. Share this post. Share information about this on your social media. Find petitions to sign. Find pages with updates on the situation. Contact newspapers to cover the story. Hold a protest outside your consulate. Find a (certified)organisation you can donate to.

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Hey girl hey. And boy.

Like many others, I stumbled upon a viral video a few months ago explaining the Uighur situation in Chinese concentration camps. It didn’t hit me at first because I felt so helpless and it was another one of those ‘ugh that’s so sad..*insert boost of gratitude for my own life here*’. It wasn’t until Aqsa contacted me recently for a collab request to address this subject that I actually started looking into it. My heart broke and I had a breakdown. Twice. I’m really sensitive when it comes to injustices around the world and almost always end up carrying the burden of not being able to do much about it. After all, I’m an unemployed and dependent high school student who does not have any political power or financial ability to change much.

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But then I realized there’s something we all have. Communication. Now more…

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