Why I protest: Selina Leem

Protest is a hot topic in 2017, but at Impolitikal it is important to us to understand it beyond trend. We’re exploring the deep reasons that drive people to rally around important social and political issues, and highlighting those that do. Evelyn has interviewed several activists about their personal motivations for being involved in protest movements, and the methods they use. First up, Impolitikal contributor Selina Leem.


Selina Neirok Leem is a small island girl with big dreams from the Republic of the Marshall Islands. She graduated from UWC Robert Bosch College in May 2016. Selina has written for Impolitikal on the topics of climate change and violence against women.

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