New Art & Society – Conscientious Objection: Paying a Price for Social Resistance

People from various backgrounds and professions decide to raise their voices and condemn oppression and injustice. Motivated by a sense of humanity and justice, many take to social media to express their dislike for the mistreatment of subjugated people across social intersections and demand justice.

However, asserting one’s voice against oppression does not come without its perils. Often, even the most privileged can face drastic consequences when speaking against persecution. Some decide to pivot to a less perilous pass—others persevere and endure hardships for their speaking out against oppressors.

Layla Abdullah-Poulos talks with Dilshad Ali and Hakeem Muhammad about Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, Amena Khan and sacrificing to assert one’s voice against injustice and oppression.

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