Rayhan Asat is a 2021-2022 Yale World Fellow whose brother is being held in solitary confinement as part of China’s genocide against the Uyghur minority. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Rayhan is an international human rights lawyer and advocate fighting for the release of her brother and freedom for all Uyghur people.
“The only way for people to understand right and wrong is if you tell them everything.”
My fundamental belief is that people don’t care about your party. They care about their lives. That means finding ways to work together where we can, opposing bad ideas where you should, and offering alternative ideas wherever possible.
Although voting rights in the country progressively improve, changes in ballot access have mostly been for the worse.