When the Indian Prime Minister visited Nepal last month, our government cleaned the streets and traffic overnight at the expense of those who are forced to call those streets their home. Today as the Chinese president visits India, Modi government is using excessive police force to prohibit Tibetan refugees from protesting for their right to exist in their home. I call it Frenemy Politics 101: Asian Version.
And who is keeping tab of the police brutality happening against Tibetan refugees right now as the Chinese President visits India today? Is “Free Tibet” Activism not a thing anymore?
If only all the Desi aunties and uncles (in Amreeka) who are concerned about our marital status were as concerned about our employment status, use their networks to find us jobs instead of husbands…
a soft. roaring. unconditional. home of a god.
who prays to me. — nayyirah waheed | from 'nejma' (via nayyirahwaheed)