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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired


“Solidarity Today For a Better Tomorrow:” Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum speaks to young activists on how to grow into their power

Brianna Camp Reporter May 7, 2021

Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum visited Kent State and spoke to how the pandemic has affected poverty and human rights and provided guidance on how young activists can take control of their situations...

Kent State student brings awareness of consumer clothing habits to Undergraduate Research Symposium

Morgan Boyd Reporter May 7, 2021

As senior fashion merchandising major Rachel Caton took notice of the impact the “fast fashion” industry has had on the environment, she then began to observe how consumer behavior played a key role...

US President Joe Biden, with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) and US Vice President Kamala Harris, speaks to the staff of the US State Department during his first visit in Washington, DC, February 4, 2021. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden administration will reengage with UN Human Rights Council

Jennifer Hansler, CNN February 8, 2021

(CNN) -- The Biden administration will reengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Monday -- its latest bid to reverse the policies of the Trump administration...

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OPINION: It was never about guns

Alex Thornhill October 4, 2018

Just as the Free Speech rallies of Berkeley and Portland were not about free speech, the event that took place on September 29 was not about guns.I remember the last gun rally that occurred on this campus...

Indian Muslims participate in a protest against the Chinese government, in Mumbai, India, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Nearly 150 Indian Muslims held a street protest in Mumbai, Indias financial capital, demanding that China stop detaining thousands of members of minority Uighur Muslim ethnic group in detention and political indoctrination centers in Xinjiang region. Placard reads Chinese government must stop atrocities on Muslims. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

Human Rights Watch accuses China of forcing Turkic Muslims into ‘internment camps’

David Williams September 19, 2018

China has been accused of detaining Turkic Muslims in what Human Rights Watch has referred to as “political education camps” due to their practice of Islam. The Chinese government, however, claims...

People line up to get water from a common well in Bartella, Afghanistan. Northern Iraq Christians have reason to worry about the self-proclaimed Islamic caliphate and many are seeking a safer place to live. 

UN backs inquiry of Islamic State group’s alleged crimes

John Heilprin, Associated Press September 1, 2014

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nation’s top human rights body on Monday overwhelmingly approved the Iraqi government’s request for an investigation into alleged crimes against civilians committed by the...

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