Hiba Ahmad

Hiba Ahmad, Global Justice Now

Role

Youth activist

Biography

Hiba Ahmad is an activist with Global Justice Now's London youth network Our Future Now.

Latest posts

Stopping climate change also means stopping the vampires known as the arms industry


11 September 2019

I am here today, blockading the set-up of the arms fair with you all, because I am a former refugee and current migrant. I have seen my country and people torn apart by the companies looking to sell arms here in the next couple of days. I am a person whose land and community suffers every day from the trauma and pollution that the slow and fast violence of war creates.

How racist myths built the population growth bogey-man

The environmental movement in the Global North needs to address the elephant in its white and middle-class room – the myth of overpopulation as a driver of climate extinction.

Global sacrifice zones and why ‘we’ are not in this together


22 October 2018

This September, I had the pleasure of attending The World Transformed. All the talks and workshops I attended left me in awe of the strength, beauty, and resolve found in left-wing movements in the UK and beyond, but there was one event which really struck a chord with me.