In solidarity with the right to dissent and protest in India

Statement from academic community condemns 'atmosphere of fear, insecurity and anxiety'
Surrey, B.C. protest against the Indian government's discriminatory legislation. (Photo: Gurpreet Singh)

Over two dozen people have been killed in protests against a new citizenship law introduced by the Modi government in India. Protests against the new legislation have also taken place in cities across Canada. The following statement was recently issued by members of Montreal's academic community.

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We, the members of the Montreal academic community, stand in solidarity with students exercising their fundamental right to dissent and protest across India.

We condemn the brutality unleashed by the police against students of Jamia Millia Islamia, Aligarh Muslim University and many other academic institutions in the Northeastern states, and across the country. On the 15th of December, at JMI, police fired tear gas shells, entered hostels and attacked students studying in the library and praying in the mosque. Over 200 students have been severely injured, many who are in critical condition. There have also been reports of sexual harassment of female students by the police. A similar situation of violence has been unfolding at other universities, in some cases without any recourse to the press or public due to internet shutdowns and imposition of section 144.

For the Indian Government to mobilize police and paramilitary forces against its own non-violent and peacefully protesting students is emblematic of a troubling trend that attacks the very foundations of a democratic society. Under no circumstances should it be acceptable for the police to barge into University campuses, libraries, hostels or prayer spaces, to physically and verbally abuse and intimidate students and arbitrarily detain them. It is particularly concerning that this state-led repression is targeting students at majority-Muslim institutions, indicating the impunity with which the state can enact violence against minority populations in India.

An atmosphere of fear, insecurity and anxiety is being deliberately created to brow-beat students into silence against what is a clear violation of the Indian Constitution and its secular ethic. To mischaracterize student protests as “riots,” and the police’s use of excessive force as justified “peacekeeping,” is an unlawful denial of students’ rights as citizens. We demand an immediate end to all forms of violence against the protesting students and call for accountability of those responsible.

Over the past several days, we have witnessed many peaceful protests and demonstrations against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019. The Act provisions for preferential treatment of religious minorities from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan seeking to acquire Indian citizenship, while explicitly excluding Muslim refugees from its purview. This blatant discrimination against Muslims violates the principles of equality, liberty, and secularism that form the basis of the Constitution of India. We lend our unconditional support to all those across India fighting this unconstitutional law and join their call for its immediate withdrawal.

Signed: Sumaira Nawaz, Ph.D. Student, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University

Ayesha Vemuri, Ph.D. Student, Dept. of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Mehak Sawhney, Ph.D. Student, Dept. of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Hamza Rizwan, Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University Archisman Chaudhuri, Indian Ocean World Centre, McGill University

Aziz Choudry, Associate Professor, Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University

Apoorva Malepati, Undergraduate Student, Dept. of Political Science, McGill University

Sajneet Mangat, Undergraduate Student, Dept. of History and Classical Studies, McGill University

Jessica Fontaine, Dept. of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Ishita Tiwary, Cinema Studies, Concordia University

Bensouda Hamza, Sciences Po Paris, exchange student at the Faculty of Arts at McGill University (North African, Middle East politics)

Sarah Abdelshamy, Graduate Student in Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University

Gabriel Larivière, Graduate Student at the Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University

Mahnoor Ali Syed, Undergraduate Student, Dept. of International Development, McGill University

Murad Khrais, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University

Shealeigh Sangollo, Undergraduate Student in International Development, McGill University

Bibi Emina, Undergraduate Student, International Development, McGill University

Jayne Malenfant Dept. of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University

Maria Valentina Figueroa, Undergraduate Student at Dept. of International Development, McGill University

Kelvin Mansaray, Undergraduate Student, Dept. of History and Classical Studies, McGill University

Rishav Das, Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University

Andy Stuhl, Dept. of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University Chitrank Upadhyay, PhD Humanities, Central for Interdisciplinary Study of Culture and Society, Concordia University

Emil Briones, Schulich School of Music BMus Alum (2013), Dept. of Integrated Studies in Education MA Alum (2018)

Ingo Miguel Tillessen, '19 B.A. Political Science Alumnus, McGill University Lindsay Corbett, Dept of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Lavanya Huria, Dept. of Economics, McGill University Michelle Hartman, Professor and Director, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University

Jonathan Sterne, Professor, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University.

Yasir Piracha, Dept. of Anatomy and Cell Biology, McGill University

Burc Kostem, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University.

Sheetal Lodhia, Independent Scholar, former ED of The Institute of Public Life of Arts and Ideas at McGill University.

Rohan Verma, Faculty of Law, McGill University.

Nina Morena, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Gabriel Masi, Faculty of Education, McGill University

Hana Nikcevic, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Shivashree Vysali, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University

Emmanuelle Leduc-Bouchard, Département d’études littéraires, Université du Québec à Montréal

Abigail Drach, Department of English and GSFS, McGill University

Benji Nothwehr, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Maheen Akter, Department of Political Science, McGill University

Eric Gagnon, Undergraduate student, Department of History, Concordia University

Leia Bennaceur, Department of Psychology and School of Environmental Science Alumnus, McGill University

Chris Gismondi, PhD Student McGill University, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, MA Concordia, BA Hon. McGill

Gabriella Coleman, Professor, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University.

Farah Atoui, PhD Student, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Marco Meneghin, PhD Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University.

Hani Abramson, Undergraduate Student, Department of Jewish Studies, McGill University

Jude Khashman, Undergraduate Student, Department of Mathematics, McGill University.

Joel Auerbach, MA, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Will Straw, Professor, Department of Art History and Communications Studies, McGill University

Maxime Robert, Undergraduate, Department of Computer Science, Université du Québec à Montréal

Chloe Garcia, Academic Affairs Officer at Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at McGill and PhD/alumni from the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill.

Tom Zhai, Undergraduate Pharmacology & Therapeutics, McGill University.

Giuseppe Fidotta, PhD Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University

Peter C. van Wyck, Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Concordia University

Danji Buck-Moore, MA student, Department of Art History and Communications Studies, McGill University

Sima Kokotović, PhD Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University

Hussain Awan, BA student, Faculty of Arts, McGill University

Reem Abdul Majid, BA student, Faculty of Arts, McGill University

Sahar Fazeli, Faculty of education, McGill University

Zoë De Luca, PhD Candidate, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Iuliia Glushneva, PhD Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University

Helen Hayes, MA Student, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Amir Abushanab, BSc Student, Faculty of Science, McGill University

Anika Hundal, Department of Psychology, McGill University

Vanessa Robillard Social Service Program Dawson College.

Dariya Vzorov, MA Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University

Beatriz Polivanov, Professor, Department of Media and Cultural Studies, Universidade Federal Fluminense (Brazil), Visiting Scholar at the Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Alastair Hibberd, Alumnus, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University

Jordan B. Kinder, PhD, Petrocultures Research Group, University of Alberta

Rushdia Mehreen, PhD Student, Department of Political Science, Université du Québec à Montréal

Saima Ahmed, PhD Candidate, Department of Medicine - Division of Experimental Medicine, McGill University

Allyson Rogers, PhD Candidate, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Joe Delahaye, Undergraduate Student, Department of Anthropology, McGill University

Fariduddin Attar, PhD Candidate, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University. d

Maia Salameh, Undergraduate Student, World Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies and English Literature, McGill University

Nour Fahmy, Undergraduate Student, Political Science and World Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, McGill University

Feroz Mehdi, India Civil Watch, Canada

Yuvika Dandiwal, Undergraduate Student, Department of Psychology, McGill University

Anna Lee White, Ph.D. Student, School of Religious Studies, McGill University

Tanvi Rajvanshi, MA Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University

Kevin Vogel, Dept. of History and Classical Studies, McGill University

Laurence J. Kirmayer, James McGill Professor and Director, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University

Birendra Prasada, Retired Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University

Sirma Bilge, Full Professor, Department of Sociology, Université de Montréal

Yusuf Ashmawi, Alumnus Department of Economics, McGill University

Jaswant Guzder, Professor, Department of Psychiatry , McGill University

Rachel Bergmann, MA Student, Department of Art History & Communication Studies, McGill University

Charlotte Scott-Frater, Undergraduate Student, Dept. of History and Classical Studies, McGill University

Abisaab Malek, Associate Professor, McGill University

Maranda Raskin, Undergraduate Student, Dept. of History and Classical Studies, McGill University

Jihad Tichioui, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University

Narendra Subramanian, Professor, Department of Political Science, McGill University

Usama Rehman, B.Sc Student, Department of Physics, McGill University HD, alum*, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University

Sarah Graham, Undergraduate, Department of Gender and Social Justice Studies, McGill University

Zamila Uddin, SN, Nursing Program, Dawson College

Sabeena Shaikh, PhD Student, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University

Rawda Baharun, B.A. Student, Department of Psychology, McGill University

Komal Mohite, Graduate Studies, Department of History and Classical Studies, McGill University

Dounia Diatsentos, Undergraduate at Glasgow University - McGill on exchange, Geography and Political Science.

Robin Lynch, PhD Candidate, Department of Art History and Communications, McGill University

Ashwin Nair, Faculty of Engineering, McGill University

Damla Cakmak, Political Science & History, McGill University

Meghan Bussiere, Department of Pharmacology, McGill University

Sireena Divecha, Department of Engineering, McGill University

Rachel Takasaki, Department of Biology, McGill University

Rachel Berger, Associate Professor, History, Concordia University

Oliver Ndula, STM student, School of Religious Studies, McGill University

Inori Roy, McGill University Alumni

Sophie Toupin, Dept. of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Heather Porter, PhD student, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University

Sonia Summer Mahmud, Undergraduate student, Dept. Of English, McGill University

Ashley Grzybowski, Graduate Student, School of Social Work, McGill University

Rasha Rashid, McGill University Alumni

Rachel Webb Jekanowski, Banting Postdoctoral Fellow, Memorial University (Concordia University alumni)

Vijay Kolinjivadi, Post-doctoral researcher, Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO)

Delali Egyima, Undergraduate Student, Department of Psychology, McGill University

Joy Kwak, Dept. of International Development Studies, McGill University

Norma Rantisi, Dept. of Geography, Planning & Environment, Concordia University

Darin Barney, Grierson Chair in Communication Studies, McGill University

Eloïse Albaret, Undergraduate Student, Department of English,McGill University

Emille Boulot, PhD Student, Natural Resource Sciences Department, McGill University

Sabrah Khanyari, Undergraduate Student, Department of Psychology, McGill University

Andreas Koch, Undergraduate Student, Political Science, McGill University

Rosamond Atkin, Undergraduate Student, Department of Jewish Studies, McGill University

Ashton Connor Mathias, Undergraduate Student, Dept. of History and Classical Studies, McGill University

Yuriko Furuhata, Associate Professor, Dept. of East Asian Studies, McGill University

Tamara Vukov, Associate Professor, Department of Communication, Université de Montréal

Natasha Kotak, Undergraduate Student, Department of Biology,, McGill University

Mirra-Margarita Ianeva, MA Student, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Veysel Simsek, Lecturer in Turkish, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University

Amrita Chowdhury, Graduate (Alumni), History and Classical Studies, McGill University

Patrick McKenna, MSc Student, Department of Geography, Planning, and Environment, Concordia University

Anam Hossain, Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Management, McGill University

Tali Ioselevich, Undergraduate Student, Department of Geography, Planning, and Environment, Concordia University

Afshan Nasseri, Faculty of Management, McGill University Alumni 2019

Andrea Lee, Undergraduate Student, Dept. of Gender, Sexuality, Feminist, and Social Justice Studies, McGill University

Edna Wan, Dept. of English Literature, McGill University, Alumni.

Anoushka Arora, Undergraduate Student, Department of Biochemistry, McGill University

Aishwarya Singh, MA Student, Department of English, McGill University

Jacqueline Ristola, PhD candidate, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University

Maya Kamal, MA Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University

Anish Ramanan, Department of Geography and IDS, McGill University

Abhinav Mamidi, BCOM Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Nicholas Avedisian-Cohen, PhD Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University

William Bourque, non-student community member

Florencia Marchetti, PhD Candidate, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture, Concordia University

Wendy Pringle, Course Lecturer, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University.

Paul Fontaine, Communications Department, University of the Fraser Valley

Christina Lau, Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Management, McGill University

Maharshee Karia, Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Science: Physiology and Mathematics, McGill University

Mir Abdullah Al Rakib, Undergraduate Student, Department of Political Science, McGill University

Evgenia Pateras, MSc OT, Depart. of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University

Shehrbano Jamali Niazi, Faculty of Arts: Political Science and World Islamic and Middle East Studies, McGill University

Madeline Wilson, Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Arts: Political Science and Geography, McGill University

Aakanksha Mathur, Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Arts: International development studies and communication studies, Mcgill University

Sunyam Bagga, MSc Computer Science, McGill University

Abrar Ahsan, Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Arts: Political Science, McGill University

Idil Jama Isse, Concordia Political Science Alumni/Albert-Ludwig Universität Universitat Global Studies Alumni

Rituraj Rituraj,Faculty of Management,McGill University

Jonathan Karpetz, PhD Student, Department of Art History & Communications, McGill University

Cyntia Kraichati, PhD Student, Department of Anthropology, McGill University

Melissa Kuch, Undergraduate Student, Department of English, McGill University

Ethan Burg, Undergraduate Student, Department of Geography, McGill University

Anuradha Dugal, MA student, DISE, Faculty of Education, McGill University

Samia Marshy, Undergraduate Student, Department of Geography, Concordia University.

Dolores Chew, Ph.D., Departments of Liberal and Creative Arts and Social Sciences, Marianopolis College, Montreal

Costanza Graziani, MSc student, Department of Geography, Planning and Environment, Concordia University

Jacky Vallée, teacher, Anthropology and Indigenous Studies, Vanier College

Saleh Pezhman, PhD Student, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University.

Beenash Jafri, Assistant Professor, Cinema, Concordia University

Paul Di Stefano, teacher, Department of Humanities, Philosophy and Religion, John Abbott College, Montreal.

Veronica Ponce, Liberal and Creative Arts Department, Marianopolis College, Montreal.

Andie (Saša) Buccitelli, Social Service Program, Dawson College, Montreal

Lara Khattab, Phd Candidate , Political Science, Concordia University, Montreal.

Angela Ikuallaq, Administrative Assistant, Vanier College

Leila Bdeir, M.A., Humanities Department, Vanier College

Vrinda Narain, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University.

Zahraa Chorghay, PhD Candidate, McGill University.

Alex Robichaud, Program Coordinator, Curating and Public Scholarship Lab, Concordia University

Sarah Beer, PhD, professor of Sociology, Dawson College.

Ashwini Sachindran, Master's student, Department of Chemical engineering, McGill university.

Erica James, MA, English Department, Vanier College

Pat Bonner, PhD, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia

Nellia Halimi, Undergraduate Student in Political Science, McGill University

Gisele Amantea, Associate Professor, Concordia University

Ashok Malla, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University

Ajna Islam, MA, Department of History and Classical Studies, McGill University.

Aditya Bharadwaz Nemana, MEngg, Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University.

Ellen Corin, PhD, Departments of Anthropology and Psychiatry, McGill UNiversity (retired professor), Psychoanalyst, member of the Canaduan Psychoanalytic Society..

Prashant Keshavmurthy, Associate Professor, McGill University

Sandeep Banerjee, Associate Professor of English, McGill University.

Jonatan Campbell, MA, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia

Aaditya Malhotra, Undergraduate Student, Department of Political Science and Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University.

Kiersten van Vliet, PhD Student in Musicology, AGSEM President, McGill University

Harshita Khera, LLM Graduate, Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University

Ali Smears, PhD Student, Department of Religions and Cultures, Concordia University

Jessica Rose, PhD Student, Department of History and Classical Studies, McGill University

Priyesh Vijayan, PhD student, School of Computer Science, McGill University

Carrie Rentschler, Associate Professor, Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Sanjna Navani, B.A. Psychology and English Literature Alumnus, McGill University

Kristi Kouchakji, Dept. of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Jenny Burman, Associate Professor, Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Andrea Pinkney, Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts, McGill University

Louise Blais, Faculté des sciences sociales, University d’Ottawa (ret.)

Nafeesa Salar, Alumni, Faculty of Education, McGill University

Suzanne Nobel, Master’s Student, Hispanic Studies, Faculty of Arts

Katherine Zien, Associate Professor, English Department, McGill University

Rosa Sundar-Maccagno, Undergraduate Student, Biology, McGill University

Matthias Mushinski, PhD Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University

Aurélie Petit, PhD Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University

Rine Vieth, PhD Candidate, Anthropology, McGill University

Sarah Foulkes, Masters Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinéma, Concordia University

Saishree Badrinarayanan, PhD student. Integrated Program in Neuroscience, McGill University

Rose Stiffarm, Masters Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University

Lily Corne Klein, Graduate Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University.

Kim Matthews, PhD, Department of Humanities, Vanier College, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Hannah Tollefson, PhD Student, Communication Studies Department, McGill University.

Alan Wong, PhD, English Dept., Vanier College, Montreal, QC

Mehwaish Raja, Bed major in kindergarten elementary, McGill, Montreal, Quebec

Kester Dyer, PhD, Department of Humanities, Dawson College, Montreal, Québec

Alex Pace, MSc, Department of Geography, Planning and Environment, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Lorraine Oades, MFA, Department of Studio Arts, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Patrick Brodie, PhD Candidate, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University, Quebec, Canada

Maurice Dufour, Department of Social Science, Marianopolis College, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Sarika Joglekar, Master Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Rosanna Maule, Professor, Film Studies, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Ecem Yildirim, PhD Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Camille Schull, International Development Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Alanna Thain, Associate Professor, English, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Gilles Bibeau, Professeur émérite, Anthropologie, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Québec, Canada

Avni Aghi, Student in the Faculty of Arts- Political Science, McGill University, Quebec, Canada

Dominique Scarfone, Honorary Professor, Université de Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Kristopher Woofter, PhD, English Department, Dawson College, Montréal, QC, Canada

Leslie Orr, Professor, Department of Religions & Cultures, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Papagena Robbins, McGill Writing Centre, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada

Nelly Wat, Undergraduate Student, Department of Geography, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada

Erin Manning, Professor, Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University

Philip Howard, Professor, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University

Pasha M. Khan, Associate Professor, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University

Isadora Hellegren, MA Alumni, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Miles Taylor, Master Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Ghida Mawlawi, Undergraduate Student, International Development, McGill University

Gustavo Mejia, Undergraduate, Department of Computer Science, Université du Québec à Montréal

Manasvini SN, PhD alumni, Education, Concordia University

Felix Fuchs, PhD candidate, Department of English, McGill University

Alyssa Cannavino, DVM, Resident in Veterinary Internal Medicine, Université de Montréal

Afzal Rahman, MBA alumnus, Karachi University, Retired, Montreal.

Bayar Goswami, Doctoral Fellow, Institute of Air and Space Law, Faculty of Law, McGill University.

Simran Kaur Ratol, Undergraduate Student, Concordia University.

Nameera Armin, U1 Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Arts, Department of Economics and Political Science, McGill University

Samir Shaheen-Hussain (MD CM), pediatric emergency physician and assistant professor in the faculty of medicine at McGill University

Shikha Diwakar, PhD student, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University

Debdeep Chatterjee, PhD student, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University

Marcell Toth-Szabo, Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Arts, McGill University

Roda Siad, PhD Student, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Viviane Saglier, Andrew W. Mellon postdoctoral fellow, Department of Anthropology, McGill University.

Jenny Burman, Associate Professor, Dept. of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Sima Aprahamian, Ph.D., Research Associate, Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University.

Tamara Jacod, M.Ed University of British Columbia

Khalil Mohsin,, Undergraduate, Department of Computer Science, McGill University

Felix Mathew, PhD candidate, Department of Biology and Biomedical Engineering, McGill University

Catherine Larouche, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Université Laval (McGill Alumni)

Syeda N Bukhari, Research Associate, Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University, Montreal

Lara Braitstein, Associate Professor, School of Religious Studies, McGill University

Rachel Sandwell, Faculty Lecturer, Department of History & Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, McGill University

Natalie Kouri-Towe, Assistant Professor, Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University

Shira Avni, Associate Professor, Film Animation, Concordia University

Geneviève Rail, Ph.D., Professor, Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University

Shanon Fitzpatrick, Assistant Professor, History and Classical Studies, McGill University

Lynn Hughes, Professor Emerita, Fine Arts, Concordia University

Kathleen O’Grady, Research Associate, Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University

Emilie Duchesne, Master Student, Department of Political Science, Université du Québec à Montréal

André Habib, Professeur agrégé, Département d’histoire de l’art et d’études cinématographiques, Université de Montréal

Joshua Neves, Associate Professor, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University

Hamsa Stainton, Assistant Professor, School of Religious Studies, McGill University

Ameera Kabir, Student, Psychology, Dawson College

Dr. Dushyant Yajnik, Member, Canadian Psychoanalytic Society

Tracy Zhang, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University

Ourania Nima, étudiante en psychologie au Collège Dawson

Mariana Chajon, étudiante en Littérature au Collège Dawson

Tomas Oyarzun, étudiant en Cinéma et Communication au Collège Dawson

Anthony Vicente-Pereira, étudiant en Cinéma et Communications au Collège Dawson

Thomas De Luca, étudiant en Cinéma et Communications au Collège Dawson

Victoria Caputo, étudiante en Cinéma et Communications, Collège Dawson

Yuan Kelly, Undergraduate Student in Social Work, McGill University Liuba González de Armas, MA Student, Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University

Kelly Rud, étudiante en Cinéma Communications au Collège Dawson

Sarah Shahid, McGill Alumni, BA ‘17 Economics & Art-History

Adeeb Amjad, Undergrad Engineering student, McGill University Shivanshi Malhotra, International Development Studies and Political Science, McGill University

Guy McQueen, International Development Studies, McGill University

Meghomita Das, Earth and Planetary Sciences, McGill University

Arisa Mohiuddin, International Development, McGill University

Kelly Kim, Graduate Student, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University

Iris Madeline, History BA, McGill University

Anirudha Jitani, Computer Science, McGill University

Krista Riley, PhD, Researcher and Pedagogical Counsellor, Vanier College Mateus Domingues da Silva, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University

Jim Aldon D’Souza, MSc, Robotics Team Lead, Algolux Inc.

Yasmin Farah Peer, Undergraduate Student, Majoring in Political Science and minoring in Human Rights, Concordia University

Marc Steinberg, Associate Professor, Concordia University

Mela Sarkar, Associate Professor, McGill University

Aziz Siddiqui, Masters Student, Information Studies, McGill University

Monica Popescu, Associate Professor of English, McGill University

Navneet Kaur, BSc Physics and Math Joint Honors, McGill University

Kiana Saint-Macary, BA&Sc. Biology & Philosophy, BCL/JD, McGill University

Rajeev Das, Scientist CHUM. Department of Electrical Engineering Alumnus, McGill University.

Katie McClelland, Political Science and World Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, McGill University

Derek Nystrom, Associate Professor of English, McGill University

Pierre Beaudet, Département de sciences sociales, UQO

Benoît Allard, Étudiant à la maîtrise, Science politique, UQAM

Fawaaz Azam Hussain, Student from Department of Civil Engineer, Concordia University

Muhammad Ghufran Rafique, PhD candidate, Department of Chemistry, McGill University

Yanick Noiseux, Professor, Department de sociologie, Université de Montréal

S.J. Adrienna Joyce, PhD candidate, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University

Andrew Ivaska, Associate Professor of History, Concordia University

Kate Ellis, Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Arts: History and Gender, Sexuality, Feminist, and Social Justice Studies, McGill University

Mathieu Bédard, MA Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University

Zahra Hussain, Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Arts, Department of Economics, McGill University

Ylenia Olibet, PhD Candidate, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University, Quebec, Canada

Suraiya Foss-Phillips, BA Political Science, McGill University

Mustafa Fakih, McGill University

Tharuvi Nanayakkara, BA Anthropology, McGill University

Tamara Yang, BA Honours Political Science and International Development Studies, McGill University

Elena Razlogova, Associate Professor of History, Concordia University

Aishwarya Sashini K Samarakone, '19 BSc Microbiology & Immunology Alumnus, McGill University

Aaditya Shah, Undergraduate Student, Concordia University.

Megan Lauzier, Masters Student, Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University

Maddie Le Gall, MSc Student Department of Geography, Universite du Quebec a Montreal

Albert Gunnison, Undergraduate Student, McGill University

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