Articles By: 

Hammad Abdullah

Hammad Abdullah

Hamad came from Pakistan to Canada as an international student and recently completed his masters in history from UBC. He is interested in issues related to South Asian cultures, histories, and colonialism. When not reading and writing (or thinking about reading and writing), he can be seen playing cricket.

Community

Panel discussion about the struggles of international students highlights the need for institutional and community support

Community members gathered in Surrey to discuss the exploitation of international students
Community

UBC’s ‘Punjabi in BC’ project preserves the efforts of those who have made the revival of the Punjabi language possible

The oral history project features interviews from community members in the Lower Mainland.
News

On the floods in Pakistan, "Loss and Damage" fund and understanding climate disasters in the Global South

Two climate activists and scholars from Pakistan offer a complex understanding of the recent floods
News

FIFA President spins issue of migrant workers in Qatar during press conference

Despite various reports and investigations, Infantino fails to grasp the gravity of the situation
Community

'Maluka': The novel unpacking histories of early 20th century Indian labour migrants in B.C.

Reading these stories tells those who continue to migrate for a better life, that we are not alone

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Culture, community and conversation. 5X Press is the essential South Asian youth culture magazine in Canada, covering all things arts & culture, trending topics, news, & so much more. We connect our community to one another, and to the world. 5X Press is written and published in Surrey, BC, by a team of 14 writers. Edited by Rumneek Johal.

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