Kathleen Stone


About Kathleen Stone

I am currently a student at Bates College studying sociology and education.

Asylum Seekers Jailed In Israel

A first set of asylum seekers has been arrested in Israel after the country’s government made a controversial announcement in November, 2017. The Israeli government broadcasted that they planned to deport around 40,000 African migrants in the country. Those who refused to leave, would face imprisonment for an undisclosed amount […]


Supreme Court To Hear Case For Third Travel Ban

The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to hear arguments from both sides for the third and latest installment of President Donald Trump’s travel ban. The ban, first signed in September 2017 after the second version expired, bans individuals from eight countries from entering the United States and […]


Worldwide Outrage Over Libya Slave Trade

On November 25, 2017, thousands of people gathered in Stockholm, Sweden to protest the alleged slave trade of migrants and refugees in Libya. Lovette Jallow, a local entrepreneur and author, organized the main protest in Stockholm, which attracted over four thousand people. Other similar protests occurred across the country. “Open […]


Rights Group Call For End Of Greece’s Containment Policy

Around 20 human rights groups called on the Greek government and the European Union to find a solution for the thousands of refugees stuck on Greek islands without shelter before the weather worsens. According to these groups, including Amnesty International, Oxfam, Human Rights Watch, Greek Council for Refugees, and others, […]


Department Of Homeland Ends Temporary Protection Status For Nicaraguans

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a statement Monday, November 6 that the Trump administration would not be renewing the Temporary Protection Status for Nicaraguans— those displaced by the 1999 Hurricane Mitch. After the hurricane, the United States offered Temporary Protection Status (TPS) to 2,500 Nicaraguans and 57,000 Hondurans. […]