Activism

Public Meeting on “Lessons from Hashimpura” at Jamia

(R-L) Advocate Ms. Rebecca John, lawyer for the Hashimpura victims; Ajay Singh, senior journalist; Prof. Purushottam Aggarwal, academic and writer; and Mr. V.N.Rai (Retd. IPS), at a public meeting on the topic, “State Violence and the (Im)possibility of Justice Lessons from Hashimpura,” at the JTA office, JMI; Tuesday, April 7, 2015 (Photo Jamia Journal)

Jamia Teachers Solidarity Association (JTSA) and Jamia Teachers’ Association (JTA) organized a public meeting on the topic, “State Violence and the (Im)possibility of Justice Lessons from Hashimpura,” at the JTA office, JMI on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. [Listen to the complete session here.] Speakers for the event were Advocate Ms. Rebecca John, lawyer for the Hashimpura victims; Mr. V.N.Rai (Retd. IPS); Prof. ...

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Afghan Students of Jamia Hold Candlelight Vigil in Memory of Farkhunda

Afghan students of Jamia Millia Islamia organized a candle-light vigil on-campus in memory of Farkhunda; Thursday, March 26, 2015 (Photos By Qais Jalal and Freshta / Jamia Journal)

On Thursday, March 26th, Afghan  students of Jamia Millia Islamia organized a demonstration and candle-light vigil on-campus in memory of Farkhunda, a 27-year-old Afghan girl who was killed by a mob in Kabul a week ago on March 19th. Saeeda Shirzad, an Afghan student Jamia Journal spoke to about the demonstration, said: “The manner in which she (Farkhunda) was killed ...

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Students Run Week-long Save Sparrows Campaign at Jamia

Save Sparrows campaign by Jamia students from 13-20 March 2015

All that a House Sparrow needs today is a house to live in. The State Bird of Delhi is endangered given to the harmful cellular tower radiations, chemical gardening, unleaded petrol and lack of food (insects) and modernized architecture. To give voice to this dwindling bird population, students of M.A. Development Communication, AJK MCRC, Jamia Millia Islamia initiated a ‘Save ...

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Students Islamic Organization Protests to Demand Students Union at Jamia

The Students Islamic Organization (SIO) organised a protest in front of the vice-chancellor's office gate at Jamia Millia Islamia Wednesday, March 18, 2015, demanding the restoration of student union elections. (Photo Courtesy SIO)

The Students Islamic Organization (SIO) organised a protest in front of the vice-chancellor’s office gate at Jamia Millia Islamia Wednesday, March 18, 2015, demanding the restoration of students union at Jamia Millia Islamia. In a written statement, SIO National Secretary Thouseef Madikeri said: “SIO demands in the interest of the University in general and student community in particular that the ...

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Jamia Student Activists Behind #PadsAgainstSexism Campaign Go Public

Jamia Millia Islamia student activists behind #PadsAgainstSexism Campaign (L-R) Mohit, Sameera, Kaainat, and Mejaz, on Jamia campus. (Photo: Jamia Journal)

Jamia Millia Islamia student activists behind the #PadsAgainstSexism campaign have finally decided to shed their cloak of anonymity and reveal their identities to the world. Mejaz, Kaainat, Mohit, and Sameera, all four students of social science at Jamia, have released a joint statement to the press Tuesday, March 17, revealing their names along with their reasons for going public after ...

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Message from Elonë Kastratia to Jamia on #PadsAgainstSexism Campaign

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Jamia Journal has received a short video message from Elonë Kastratia in Germany — the founder of ‪#‎PadsAgainstSexism‬ Campaign — to the students of Jamia Millia Islamia in solidarity. Transcript of her video message: “Hello Jamia. This is Elona from Germany. I am happy to hear that my message went even to your university in Delhi. I am even more ...

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Jamia Students Stick Sanitary Pads with Feminist Messages on Campus

In an effort to raise awareness about rape and sexism, a group of Jamia students, who wish to remain anonymous, are sticking sanitary pads with feminist messages on them all across Jamia campus.

In an effort to raise awareness about rape and sexism, a group of Jamia students, who wish to remain anonymous, are sticking sanitary pads with feminist messages on them, all across Jamia campus. Some of the messages read: “Period blood is not impure, your thoughts are.” “Menstruation is natural, rape is not.” “Streets of Delhi belong to women too.” “Rapists ...

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Dept. of Pol. Sci. Conducts Seminar on “Two Decades after Kunan Poshpora”

The Subject Association, Department of Political Science Jamia Millia Islamia organized a seminar on "Two Decades after Kunan Poshpora: State Violence, Legality and Justice" in the FTK-CIT Conference Hall of the varsity on 24th February 2015. The program was chaired by Gautam Navlakha and the panelists included Warisha Farashat, Sukumar Muralidharan, and Uzma Falak; Feb. 24, 2015 (Photo: Mostafa Ahangarha / Jamia Journal)

The Subject Association, Department of Political Science Jamia Millia Islamia organized a seminar on “Two Decades after Kunan Poshpora: State Violence, Legality and Justice” in the FTK-CIT Conference Hall of the varsity on 24th February 2015. Commemorating 24 years of Kunan Poshpora mass rape, the program was chaired by Human Rights activist and journalist, Gautam Navlakha and the panelists included ...

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Dept of Pol. Sci. with ‘The Origin’ Observe Human Rights Day at Jamia

Chief guest, Lenin Raghuvanshi (center); the Head of Department of Political Science, Prof. Badrul Alam (left); and the president of The Origin, Mr. Sharique Nadeem (right) at the Dept. of Political Science; Dec. 10, 2014 (Photo: Jamia Journal)

Department of Political Science, JMI in collaboration with The Origin, an NGO working for the underprivileged section of society, observed Human Rights Day on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014  with a lecture, and with an essay writing and poster making competition held at the Department of Political Science. The theme of the Human Rights Programme was “Promotion and Protection of Human ...

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Jamia Celebrates ‘Rashtriya Ekta Divas’

Jamia Millia Islamia commemorated the Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’ on ‘Rashtriya Ekta Divas’ on Oct. 31, 2014 (Photo Courtesy JMI)

On the occassion of ‘Rashtriya Ekta Divas’ to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’, Jamia Millia Islamia conducted the following activities on the campus. SCHOOL SECTOR Rashtriya Ekta Divas Pledge A Presentation on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel A Run for Unity Poster Competition on Unity, Integrity and Security  The event at School was organized in collaboration with NCC and ...

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