Sarah Aziza

Sarah Aziza is an Arab-American writer, graduate student and activist based in NYC. She has previously worked among refugee populations in North Africa, Jordan and the West Bank. Her areas of focus include immigration, human rights, international politics, feminism and mental health. She is a lover of the story-less-told. Find her on Twitter @SarahAziza1 or www.sarahaziza.com

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Friday, December 23, 2016
Cyber Security Takes on New Ugency for Groups Targeted by Trump
With under a month to go until Donald Trump’s inauguration as president, activists from the grassroots to large organizations like the ACLU are working to fortify their digital platforms against potential government intrusions. Many fear that a Trump presidency will usher in an age of greater...
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IfNotNow marched on the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia on Nov. 22. Views
Sunday, December 04, 2016
IfNotNow Leads 'Jewish Day of Resistance' Against Trump and Appointees
This article was originally published by Waging Nonviolence on November 30. Demonstrators are gathering in over 30 U.S. cities today as part of a “Jewish Day of Resistance” against President-elect Donald Trump and his appointment of Stephen Bannon as chief strategist and senior counselor. The group...
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Saturday, October 22, 2016
The Crackdown on Dakota Access Pipeline Reporters Shows the Vital Role of Independent Media
Hundreds of activists have faced arrest since nonviolent demonstrations against the North Dakota Access Pipeline, or DAPL, began last spring. While clashes with law enforcement frequently coincide with public protest, the arrests of numerous independent journalists, including Democracy Now!’s Amy...
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Sunday, October 09, 2016
The Women’s Boat to Gaza Activists Are Free and Undeterred
“If you’re listening to this, then you will know that myself and all the women who sailed on the Women’s Boat to Gaza have been arrested and are in detention in Israel.” These pre-recorded words by Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire open a 2-minute video , released October 5, after Maguire and 12...
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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Fight for $15 Plans Next Steps Forward at National Convention
Thousands converged in Richmond, Virginia over the weekend to participate in the Fight For $15’s first-ever national convention. Central to the two-day gathering was the historic Richmond Resolution, a statement of purpose and strategy that members approved unanimously on August 13. The convention...
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