Canadian poet Rupi Kaur is using her platform to speak out against the "harmful" situation currently taking place in India involving farmers who are protesting government laws.
The poet is hosting an Instagram live event on February 9, 2021, in collaboration with a reporter who was on the frontlines during the protests.
with all the horrific news coming out from india i felt it critical to discuss the indian government’s attack on press freedom.
The New York Times bestselling author says she will be chatting with Mandeep Punia, a journalist who was "abducted" by police in India while reporting on the unrest in the country on January 30, 2021.
She will also be speaking to a member of the Committee to Protect Journalists to discuss press freedom in India, the treatment of journalists, and what the community can do to take action.
"misogyny and rightwing regimes go hand in hand," she tweeted.