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Shaista Aziz @shaistaAziz Oxford, England

Journalist, Homelessness, Race, Equalities, Campaigner. Clore, @theRSAorg Fellow @UKLabour Oxford Cllr 🌹Vice-Chair @FabianWomen.Rep cheryl@cherylhayes.co.uk

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Joined Twitter 4/1/09


Please forget that I think children burned to death in Grenfell Tower because they lacked ‘common sense’. Here I am… https://t.co/3X5jWofIHe
Retweeted by Shaista Aziz @guardian podcast: India, Modi and the rise of Hindu nationalism. https://t.co/fAvBHvcwcdffs what is this phrase "deathly clashes between Hindu and Muslim groups" – the report makes it perfectly clear tha… https://t.co/SkV7fTN00T
Retweeted by Shaista AzizI wrote a book about how feminism is a transformative political project that requires us to seriously reassess how… https://t.co/gs6tQa1Ex4
Retweeted by Shaista AzizI’ve cancelled my appearance at @sheffielduni journalism careers day because of the #UCUstrike . Lecturers, support… https://t.co/R3HUt4Eugh
Retweeted by Shaista AzizAre you interested in living in a cohousing project in Oxford? Go along to the Oxford Cohousing Open Meeting this S… https://t.co/dfD21PXdfi
Retweeted by Shaista AzizDid you know charity law was being used by the wealthiest #landlords landlords to build their wealth? This is happe… https://t.co/FXQk2XDmxc
Retweeted by Shaista Aziz"Everyone of colour that I know in academia is just totally exhausted…There’s a real culture of exploitation in ter… https://t.co/hfi2qywxJ1
Retweeted by Shaista AzizSarah was subjected to horrific domestic violence for 17 years. After she retaliated and lost it, she was jailed fo… https://t.co/eifukbXCCO
Retweeted by Shaista AzizThanks for the important stories and work, Basit. Wishing you all the best for the future. https://t.co/zuqgSIw1JtOxford peeps and everyone else... Join us on March 17th, 7pm, @blackwelloxford for this. When was the last time y… https://t.co/yQJoLxbmMqSO looking forward to this 🙌🏽 https://t.co/l8CjYb1KCkMy fam just left for India this morning, may they be kept safe. Love and strength to Muslims in Delhi and neighbour… https://t.co/M14R6MzO3N
Retweeted by Shaista AzizThis guy told me he wants to have a daughter first because girls tend to be more caring and look after their siblin… https://t.co/ZjOzYB22SS
Retweeted by Shaista AzizLooking to speak to a historian on the representation of Muslim women in history and feminism #journorequest
Retweeted by Shaista AzizVery important thread. Where can people read more and more importantly what can they do, if anything? https://t.co/LozWq8TTSe
Retweeted by Shaista AzizWith Modi in the news, can I recommend this excellent podcast with Cambridge historian, @shrutikapila on his intent… https://t.co/z5gfQb5VeA
Retweeted by Shaista AzizI want to express my solidarity with all those UCU members taking industrial action this week in Oxford. Decent pen… https://t.co/ZSG4iy43gY
Retweeted by Shaista Aziz @Curry_Chawal Hallo, please find the unroll here: Thread by @PriyamvadaGopal: Am back on Twitter for a moment just… https://t.co/z8f0cMEe04
Retweeted by Shaista AzizAm back on Twitter for a moment just to flag the gravity of the situation in India for people who haven't yet twigg… https://t.co/9yVsC5fAu9
Retweeted by Shaista AzizFirst hand accounts from a female Muslim journalist in New Delhi https://t.co/bvWsCW3yLr
Retweeted by Shaista Aziz"Never Again" is happening again - Right Now, in #Idlib , #Syria . One million people - mostly women & #Children -… https://t.co/QO7BMvqgdC
Retweeted by Shaista AzizMy review of ⁦@christinalamb⁩’s “Our Bodies, Their Battlefield” about rape in conflict. I wish I didn’t know how tr… https://t.co/saCcgRPfcY
Retweeted by Shaista AzizAnother excellent podcast from @Another_Europe. How do we resist the roll back on women’s rights and build a femini… https://t.co/74pLNOFFwU"Far from creating the housing crisis, immigrants are much more likely to be its victims. They are, however, likely… https://t.co/XOtNO3ZiAj
Retweeted by Shaista AzizOur Brother #Firefighter @RedApoyoMiguelR is still awaiting trial & facing prison for saving lives in the Med thank… https://t.co/6X7dlPdv76
Retweeted by Shaista AzizFirst the government declared it was “foreign nationals criminals” they were deporting. Now we learn possible victi… https://t.co/GOPNBNFIJcWe’re at a genuinely terrifying juncture. This is the third mass deportation charter flight in as many weeks https://t.co/jrCQbqGc3w
Retweeted by Shaista AzizCorbyn on floods. Does the PM agree with Con leader of Derbyshire county council that ‘he’s turned his back’ on peo… https://t.co/Febng6MAuV
Retweeted by Shaista Aziz"When is the government going to stop hiding?" @jeremycorbyn presses PM @BorisJohnson on why he hasn't visited flo… https://t.co/C0QrvbrJ9l
Retweeted by Shaista Aziz📰 Emma Coates has named her U19 squad for the upcoming La Manga Tournament in Spain. The #YoungLionesses will tak… https://t.co/yf9fVWlwjL
Retweeted by Shaista AzizAsylum seekers thought to be victims of torture are set to be forcibly removed to #Pakistan on the third charter fl… https://t.co/Sg4Xv2OOLR @raziaiqbal @thesailorsgirl @CFieschi @BBCCarrie @natashalennard @AzadehMoaveni @RozitaRiazati @epwa66https://t.co/40riiA6bpR @galdemzine @BlackBalladUK https://t.co/VPuJP1vfw5
Retweeted by Shaista Aziz @sunnysingh_n6 It’s all true. You are consistent and steadfast and never shy away from speaking or standing up for… https://t.co/qDwA4ijv4yhttps://t.co/b9xtAjNr1xThis article once again reflects why representation matters. The article also shows clearly the burden put on the s… https://t.co/UemdR0jAiwI’ve been graced with @sunnysingh_n6 friendship and sisterhood for a number of years. In that time I’ve only ever… https://t.co/xbob3QKW2pThe brilliant @sunnysingh_n6 “We’ve especially got lots of young women of colour now going into higher education…B… https://t.co/f6M3gXYwacSo while in England the Government prides itself on deporting criminals who have served their time & telling so-cal… https://t.co/omhGyFdf8y
Retweeted by Shaista AzizThe housing crisis and no recourse to public funds is increasing vulnerability of domestic abuse survivors.… https://t.co/YxfDqrZUspWe welcome this landmark ruling on unduly lenient sentencing. The survivor in this case bravely challenged the orig… https://t.co/d2fT02Emz8
Retweeted by Shaista AzizThe landmark trial which saw Harvey Weinstein convicted of sexual assault and rape would not be possible in the UK… https://t.co/PxjJ31SSf3We need to stop treating people as numbers in the migration debate and inject some humanity into the whole discussi… https://t.co/1cZ1jRr22N
Retweeted by Shaista AzizRough sleepers face discrimination every day. After some were ejected by an Oxford Taylor's shop citing their "odo… https://t.co/FuNLTLyeOu
Retweeted by Shaista Aziz @resourbut @DSPI_Oxford Thank you for all your hard work, Rosie and for ensuring the voices of people living this r… https://t.co/i4KmfJPaR8 @DSPI_Oxford I spent time in foodbanks in East Bristol, Bath and Oxford and found a number of aspects of the Univer… https://t.co/GzcmngtCK4
Retweeted by Shaista AzizI spent several weeks this summer as a researcher in foodbanks, volunteering and talking to clients and volunteers… https://t.co/v2FOhCqq1G
Retweeted by Shaista AzizThanks Cllr Tidball for addressing issue of inequality which is stark and rising in our city. My home city is stunn… https://t.co/WzYQRwvudZExpert after expert on the news today to say that more early intervention like Sure Start is necessary to stop this… https://t.co/Bk0ezSyTZY
Retweeted by Shaista AzizWomen's life expectancy falls in England's poorest areas. This is the result of devastating inequality that success… https://t.co/CvSaIMQZyG
Retweeted by Shaista AzizOne major source of violent or death threats I get is caused by far right types faking outrageous Guardian headline… https://t.co/kxO8nOJ1KB
Retweeted by Shaista Aziz"The best way to remember Hosni #Mubarak is to know that he died at the age of 91, a free and rich man who spent 30… https://t.co/NMHzP6bnFy
Retweeted by Shaista AzizWhat do you like about #RoseHill and what would you like to change? Join in the conversation on our RHN Facebook pa… https://t.co/fbj4KgNax0
Retweeted by Shaista AzizThe future 🙌🏽 Greta Thunberg and Malala Yousafzai meet at Oxford University. https://t.co/5i6uwMhtkfShocking and unacceptable racism experienced by Anne Giwa-Amu from DWP colleagues at work. Judge Howden-Evans said… https://t.co/tRzF3OtZc5
Retweeted by Shaista AzizShe’s the only friend I’d skip school for. https://t.co/uP0vwF2U3K
Retweeted by Shaista AzizNot a single climate change question. Horrifying.
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2/26
2020
All the love to Duffy. Warwick Avenue is an all-time favourite. JOURNALISTS. Be respectful. https://t.co/01TyB4CuiD
Retweeted by Shaista AzizMy goodness. I too always wondered where Duffy went. This is so sad. But I am glad she is doing well! https://t.co/DljH98c1jf
Retweeted by Shaista AzizHey Kashmiri Twitter (for all those who somehow have access to Internet): I am looking for academically meritorious… https://t.co/3OeYmfW5JM
Retweeted by Shaista AzizTHREAD: This award comes at a time when my fellow journalists in #Kashmir have been harassed and stopped from perfo… https://t.co/25JUMDeqNn
Retweeted by Shaista AzizThe incredible @arwaCNN is in Idlib reporting on the massive tide of humanity escaping the frontlines. The airstrik… https://t.co/hrqhHmnrnc
Retweeted by Shaista AzizRussia has killed more Syrian civilians than ISIS. It is leading the current offensive on northwest Idlib, which di… https://t.co/XGjR23AkxX
Retweeted by Shaista AzizReports out of Syria today is that the government has bombed school buildings, some used by displaced families in I… https://t.co/FrL0QLQMR2
Retweeted by Shaista AzizSo... today I met my role model. What else can I say? @Malala https://t.co/n7GnXUngov
Retweeted by Shaista AzizYES, @Nadine_Writes: ‘I find many TV discussions about race deeply upsetting to watch, many – too many – are framed… https://t.co/I4aKyuW4jTAn extremely disturbing account of a ⁦@timesofindia⁩ photojournalist who was accosted by ‘pro-CAA protestors’ when… https://t.co/2EaINuzyur
Retweeted by Shaista AzizThree rules for political journalists in 2020. 1. Don't tell people what is going to happen. 2. When voter behavi… https://t.co/ZiSylz8qk7
Retweeted by Shaista AzizTrump’s own Islamophobia needs no introduction; his friend Modi is almost a mirror image, an ally who speaks the la… https://t.co/fpS90kXSCx
Retweeted by Shaista AzizAPPLY! Application deadline: Midnight, Tuesday 25th February 2020. As the political climate continues to normalis… https://t.co/Kl1nigiDKi
Retweeted by Shaista AzizThank you @AnnelieseDodds. https://t.co/Q3lmM4XwwjCongratulations, @RanaAyyub. Keep on shining a light on the truth and the stories of those who refuse to be silence… https://t.co/5DJqp10KMfDangerous, devastating and catastrophic. It’s disgusting to see how Modi is being feted by Trump and Boris Johnson… https://t.co/4duUmjnIff @BenefitsBlues @AmnaAbdul1983 Thank you so much! @matthewteller @AmnaAbdul1983 Thank you 🙌🏽 @chunkymark @AmnaAbdul1983 It was a truly incredible, humbling and powerful experience, spending ten days on pilgri… https://t.co/BJJnkcafUtFlying home through an ultraviolet sky. #Umrah #SistersOnUmrah @AmnaAbdul1983 https://t.co/zyZ7bMXckZ
2/25
2020
We’ve had the most wonderful and blessed Umrah’s, may Allah accept it from us. We’ve created memories here that wil… https://t.co/NZjEBHy3xY#SistersOnUmrah: We spent our final afternoon and evening in Medina quad biking in the desert surrounded by stunnin… https://t.co/Vf7Te83woe @JoannaCannon You might like this.... I do not know all the people who saved my life, I cannot thank each as I wou… https://t.co/hf2uzEwr8k
Retweeted by Shaista AzizAt school I was bullied quite a bit. Every day, the other kids would throw stones at me as I walked home. A very p… https://t.co/zO9N99ElJk
Retweeted by Shaista AzizThe distasteful assimilation of Priti Patel & Sajid Javid into the psychology & comportment of white Conservatives… https://t.co/jzaMJ72gkg
Retweeted by Shaista Aziz21 years after Macpherson it's not good enough that police still have not hit representation targets. https://t.co/maB10eGGu4
Retweeted by Shaista AzizIf we KNOW someone is experiencing unacceptable behaviour - be it bullying, racism, sexism etc - we have a moral du… https://t.co/kMX1IOOukK
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Retweeted by Shaista AzizBREAKING/ Just why exactly has @NHSEngland handed £7 million to US private health giant Optum to help identify the… https://t.co/GZU3YhOIWZ
Retweeted by Shaista AzizThe inhumanity and cruelty people face while rough sleeping in Britain, one of the richest countries in the world,… https://t.co/2cQY2SL8bRThis is such a telling image. The wall that divides Trump from the real Gujarat. Such a shame https://t.co/TKo22bOMJx
Retweeted by Shaista Aziz"He wrapped his daughter in blankets but when he arrived at the hospital, she had been dead for one hour. The doc… https://t.co/km9LLhkhwP
Retweeted by Shaista AzizWhat a headline. WHAT A HEADLINE! https://t.co/doT065dc0a
Retweeted by Shaista AzizA destructive policy indeed. I wouldn't be here if my mother didn't sacrifice everything to be here. https://t.co/h2PTCu6IvL
Retweeted by Shaista AzizAPPLY! Application deadline: Midnight, Tuesday 25th February 2020. As the political climate continues to normalis… https://t.co/Kl1nigiDKiBrilliant piece by the brilliant @NesrineMalik. Immigrants built Britain. Now their Conservative children are disow… https://t.co/gSAQcRSjrb @NesrineMalik Huge congratulations @NesrineMalik 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽Fajir (Dawn prayers) at Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, the Prophet’s mosque (peace and blessings be upon him). The green dome… https://t.co/tiF3XbvIkB
Retweeted by Shaista AzizFajir (Dawn prayers) at Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, the Prophet’s mosque (peace and blessings be upon him). The green dome… https://t.co/tiF3XbvIkB
2/24
2020
Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, the Prophet’s mosque (peace and blessings be upon him), at Maghrib (the prayer offered at suns… https://t.co/zKp2sbPkxoThe UN fears a "bloodbath" in northwest Syria and is calling for an immediate ceasefire. At least 100 civilians ha… https://t.co/zB0DSFW41v
Retweeted by Shaista AzizThe beautiful palm trees, mountains of Medina, and the bluest of skies. #Umrah https://t.co/xRjrk9KQII
2/23
2020

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