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    On the long drive to Petra camp near Mount Olympus in northern Greece, Salim Noah is voice-chatting on WhatsApp continuously. He sounds agitated and I ask him to translate from the Kurdish: “One hundred and thirty Yazidis arrived to Petra just last night from Cherso camp. Muslims were attacking them.” Petra is the only refugee […]

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