Rupi Kaur Is Speaking Up Against The 'Harmful' Situation Developing With Indian Farmers

She is also holding an Instagram live to chat.
Rupi Kaur Is Speaking Up Against The 'Harmful' Situation Developing With Indian Farmers

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.

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with all the horrific news coming out from india i felt it critical to discuss the indian government’s attack on press freedom. Rupi Kaur

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. 

Kaur also took to Twitter on Thursday to speak out against the "misogyny" that was shown when Rihanna, Greta Thunberg and Meena Harris spoke up about the violence in India.

"misogyny and rightwing regimes go hand in hand," she tweeted.

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