Seventy years after a UN treaty guaranteed asylum for those with a “well-founded fear” of returning home, #refugees must contend with callous bureaucratic procedures for proving their persecution to the state. bostonreview.net/law-justice…
Whose Suffering Matters?
Signed seventy years ago, the UN Convention on Refugees gives form to a humanitarian ideal, but states still judge what counts as harm and who deserves protection.bostonreview.net
3:00 PM · Sep 25, 2021