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Robert Langen Art Gallery exhibit features video of nighttime military raid Robert Langen Art Gallery exhibit features video of nighttime military raid
(News Release - Oct 24)
Take Our Kids to Work Day is Wednesday, Nov. 5th Take Our Kids to Work Day is Wednesday, Nov. 5th
(Headline - Oct 24)
Laurier flags lowered to half-mast to recognize tragic events on Parliament Hill Laurier flags lowered to half-mast to recognize tragic events on Parliament Hill
(Notice - Oct 23)
Call for nominations for Laurier teaching awards
(Campus Update - Oct 23)
Nominations sought for honorary degrees and Order of Wilfrid Laurier University Nominations sought for honorary degrees and Order of Wilfrid Laurier University
(News Release - Oct 23)
Laurier Department of Religion and Culture celebrates 40th anniversary with special lecture
(Campus Update - Oct 21)
<em>The Globe and Mail</em> highlights Laurier's active learning class The Globe and Mail highlights Laurier's active learning class
(News - Oct 21)
Laurierís Tshepo Institute presents Alan Whiteside: Is HIV/AIDS over?
(News Release - Oct 20)
Laurier's Athletes of the Week: Nicole Lyon and Nakas Onyeka Laurier's Athletes of the Week: Nicole Lyon and Nakas Onyeka
(News - Oct 20)
Indonesian delegation visits Laurier Faculty of Social Work Indonesian delegation visits Laurier Faculty of Social Work
(Campus Update - Oct 20)
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Martha Kuwee Kumsa, Social Work As an Ethiopian journalist, Martha Kuwee Kumsa was jailed in 1980. Never charged, she was beaten and tortured before being released in 1989 with the help of PEN Canada and Amnesty International. Kuwee Kumsa is an active member of PEN International, PEN Canada, Canadian Journalists for Free Expression, and the Oromo-Canadian Womenís Organization, is a founding member of Oromo Global Communities Network, and a volunteer for Amnesty International.

Martha Kuwee Kumsa
Associate Professor,
Social Work