South Korea | African boxer fights for Korean title as Yemenis fight for asylum

African boxer fights for Korean title as Yemenis fight for asylum

A Cameroonian has won asylum status, but the surprise arrival of several hundreds of Middle Eastern refugees has ignited a wave of anti-migrant hatred across South Korea

August 4, 2018 1:07 PM (UTC+8)
Cameroon-born boxer Abdoulaye Assan has won his fight for asylum in South Korea. Hundreds of refugees fleeing war-torn Yemen are not so lucky. Photo: Steven Borowiec
Cameroon-born boxer Abdoulaye Assan has won his fight for asylum in South Korea. Hundreds of refugees fleeing war-torn Yemen are not so lucky. Photo: Steven Borowiec
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