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When a refugee flees to another country and claims asylum

By March 7, 2019 November 27th, 2019 No Comments

“When a refugee flees to another country and claims asylum, she is, in effect, petitioning the state to listen to her story . . .  Where the state has failed to meet its moral obligation to listen, writers like Jenny Erpenbeck have stepped in.”  (Longreads, 2/2019)

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