South Korea Is Going Crazy Over a Handful of Refugees

By On August 06, 2018

South Korea Is Going Crazy Over a Handful of Refugees

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South Korea Is Going Crazy Over a Handful of Refugees

Feminists, the young, and Islamophobes have allied against desperate Yemenis.

By S. Nathan Park |
Anti-immigration activists attend a protest against a group of asylum-seekers from Yemen, in Seoul on June 30, 2018. (ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images) Anti-immigration activists attend a protest against a group of asylum-seekers from Yemen, in Seoul on June 30, 2018. (ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images)

S. Nathan Park. S. Nathan Park is an attorney based in Washington, D.C.

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