45 minutes | Nov 11, 2022

Enes Kanter (NBA Player/Activist)

This week, Isha is joined by former NBA player and activist Enes Kanter Freedom. Enes has always understood the value of free speech — he grew up in Turkey under a dictatorship. Now, he’s using his platform to combat global human rights violations, from media suppression in his home country to the genocide of Uyghur Muslims in China. Enes and Isha break down his journey to activism and just how much his public stances against injustice have cost him and his family. They also revisit the pivotal game when Enes risked — and lost — his NBA career, and why he still doesn’t regret it. 

Follow Enes’s activist work here: http://enesfreedom.org

Learn more about Turkey’s human rights violations here: https://turkeypurge.com

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