The ongoing struggle in Palestine is one of the pressing issues of contemporary geopolitics and global human rights. In campuses around the United States, June is a month of awareness and activism for the cause Palestinian sovereignty. The Samovar Network reflects on the empathy the Afghan community feels towards Palestinian self-determination and the struggle for equal rights, which is often overshadowed by the discussion of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Beyond a conversation of foreign policy, The Samovar Network discusses the intersection of activism and Afghan identity.
Nura Sedique- Political Scientist and Activist
Saba Maher- Civil Rights Coordinator
Omar Aziz- Community Organizer and Educator
Ali A. Olomi- Historian and Writer
Halima-Writer and Activist
Madinah Noorai Wardak- Blogger and Activist