Keely Bastow

About Keely Bastow

Keely Bastow holds an Honours B.S from the University of Toronto. Her focus is in political current events and international humanitarian crises.

Trends In American Refugee Admissions Represents A Failure To Be A World Leader In The Refugee Crisis

The world is experiencing a humanitarian crisis more severe than any other period in time. The number of displaced people is growing constantly. At the end of 2019, there were 79.5 million displaced people. This is compared to 68.5 million at the end of 2017. It is during this period […]

Recent Pro-Democracy Protests In Thailand Call For Significant Changes In Government

Thai pro-democracy protesters gathered again this weekend to rally against the monarchy and Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha. The Prime Minister has held power since the 2014 coup d’état and recently won the March 2019 election on very unstable ground. Pro-democratic forces have called for his removal and a decrease […]

Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict Is Escalating Over Nagorno-Karabakh Region

Fighting broke out Sunday night between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. The number of causalities, both civilian and military, has reached at least 87. Azerbaijan has not officially reported their causalities, but some news agencies have estimated it to be over 400. Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense has […]