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March 8, 2019

I cannot stay indifferent to injustice – Alketa Xhafa Mripa

This beautiful short film, produced by Al Jazeera English for International Women’s Day 2019, profiles Alketa’s work and activism, highlighting her efforts to change attitudes towards refugees, migration and to pierce the silence surrounding wartime rape.

Counterpoints Arts have been working with Alketa since 2017 on a range of projects, most recently commissioning and supporting her Refugees Welcome Project, also featured in the film.

Enjoy!

AJShorts: Kosovo's Refugee Artist

"I cannot stay indifferent to injustice" Kosovan artist Alketa Xhafa Mripa came to London as a refugee during the Kosovo war. Through her artwork, she’s trying to highlight the changing attitudes towards refugees, migration and aims to pierce the silence surrounding wartime rape.Watch her story here.

Posted by Al Jazeera English on Friday, 8 March 2019

 

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