Kendall Rotar

About Kendall Rotar

Kendall is a Junior at Florida State University studying Sociology and English. She is currently the Editor in chief of a start up magazine evolve.

Canadians Call For Trudeau To Follow Through On Support For Gaza

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently caught heat from his silence on matters in Gaza. In the fall of 2014, Trudeau expressed support on Twitter for a popular humanitarian campaign, “Heal100Kids,” headed by Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish. Heal100Kids stemmed out of a two-month-long assault by Israeli forces. The attack left over […]

French Muslim Student In Media Storm Over Headscarf

Maryam Pougetoux faced heavy backlash earlier this month after appearing in a television documentary.  The film was geared toward bringing awareness to local student protests occurring at her university since earlier this year. Her thoughts on controversy were seemingly overridden by her wearing of a headscarf, by which she retained criticism […]

For Palestinians, U.S. Embassy Move Cements Occupation Status Quo

Sunday, Jewish settlers marched in celebration around East Jerusalem alongside Israeli police protection. The march signifies the Israeli annexation of Jerusalem in 1967, consistently causing unrest for the city’s Palestinian population. In recent years, those participating in the event left a number of Palestine businesses in ruins provoking counter-protests, which […]

63 Dead In Afghan Voter Center Attack

Voter registration centres in the capital city of Afghanistan and neighbouring Baghlan were victim to bombings early last week. The centres totaled casualties of approximately 63 civilians, with hundreds reportedly injured, after the massive explosion. The malicious attacks began in Kabul, when a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the doorway […]

Human Rights Group Says Myanmar’s Rohingya Repatriation Photo Staged

Rohingya Rights groups expressed grave apprehension after Myanmar’s most recent announcement to “repatriate” the first Rohingya Family, Al Jazeera reported last Sunday. A photograph showing a family of five receiving immigration cards, medical aid, and living quarters from Myanmar officials, has caused some scandal. The image was attached to a […]

Thousands Protest Over Extra Judicial Arrests And Killings In Pakistan

Naqeebullah Mehsud, an aspiring Pashtun model was reportedly murdered by Pakistani police early this month. The killing generated an uproar in the Pashtun community, sparking massive protest in Peshawar against “extrajudicial” killings and arrests. Pashtuns, more popularly recognized as “Afghans,” reside in tribal regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan. Despite the […]