Kate Eager

About Kate Eager

Kate is in her honours year of geography at the University of Sydney. She has a passion for equality, human rights, and the environment. Kate also loves hot chips, movies, plants, the ocean and her ginger cat. She writes for OWP as it is her belief that the first step in World Peace is to make ourselves aware of the injustices that occur everywhere, everyday. Kate hopes that every article she writes can help contribute to this awareness in some way or another.

Martial Law Extended To 2018 In Mindanao, Philippines To fight ISIS-linked Extremists

On Saturday, The Philippines Congress extended martial law over the island of Mindanao until the 31st of December 2017. After a 7-hour long deliberation, President Rodrigo Duterte was backed by 261 legislators who agreed to extend the current military rule over the region in an effort to fight the armed extremists […]

Could Advancements In Technology, Like Artificial Intelligence, Be The Answer To World Peace?

Whether it is to support growing economies or to help us in our daily lives, advanced technology is now the foundation for many of our societies. Many argue that technology can bring us together and be a source of peace amidst chaotic times, but like anything else, its power also […]

ISIS’s Caliphate Retaken By Iraqi Troops In Mosul

On Thursday, Iraqi government-led troops seized the Great Mosque of al-Nuri from ISIS in Mosul. This comes three years after the ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, claimed the site as the group’s caliphate and appointed himself as the leader. Iraq’s Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, announced the mosque had been successfully seized by their […]

Turkish Government Detains Amnesty International Turkey Chairman Over ‘Gulen Links’

After being detained last Tuesday, Taner Kiliç, the Chairman for Amnesty International in Turkey, and up to 22 other attorneys were officially arrested late Friday by a Turkish Court in the western province of Izmir. They were arrested under the accusation of using ByLock, an encrypted mobile messaging app that […]