KCL Jsoc will be hosting Rahima Mahmut on the 28th October.
Rahima is an Uyghur singer, human rights activist, and award-winning translator of the poignant prison memoir The Land Drenched in Tears by Soyungul Chanisheff. Her latest work includes working as a consultant and translator for the ITV documentary Undercover: Inside China’s Digital Gulag shown July 2019 which won a BAFTA on current affairs in 2020; and translator for the latest BBC documentary China: A New World Order. Currently, she is the UK Project Director of the World Uyghur Congress.
She will be talking about her own experiences in relation to the Uyghur genocide as well as what students can do within their own community to raise awareness. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions.
This will be a virtual event, a zoom link will be emailed nearer the time.
In collaboration with UJS. Co-hosted with the JSocs of UCL, QMUL and Westminster.