Ruqaiyah Zarook

Ruqaiyah Zarook is a graduate student at New York University researching carceral debt. She has previously written for Current Affairs, Dissent, and The Appeal.

A City of New York Police Department security camera

The NYU Policing Project’s Dirty Money Dilemma The NYU Policing Project’s Dirty Money Dilemma

A coalition of law students at New York University has condemned the nonprofit for partnering with various police technology, surveillance, and weaponry companies.

Jun 27, 2022 / StudentNation / Ruqaiyah Zarook

New York City Bail Bonds

Abolish the Debt Sentence Abolish the Debt Sentence

Court fees, fines, and cash bail contribute to a cycle of debt and incarceration under the guise of justice.

Mar 22, 2022 / StudentNation / Ruqaiyah Zarook