Marching to the beat of her own drum

Marching to the beat of her own drum

Malaysiakini - News·2019-12-01 15:00

MALAYSIANSKINI | It may sound far-fetched at first to think of Zainah Anwar as carrying on the rich traditions of civil disobedience movements as diverse as Mahatma Gandhi’s satyagraha, Martin Luther King’s civil rights campaign and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia in 1989.

But as her tireless activism, which recently won her the United Nations Malaysia Award 2019 in recognition of her work in promoting the rights of Muslim women, has indicated, it would be equally remiss to dismiss its importance.


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