Sumaya, 57 years old, from Deir Al-Zor, Syria

“At the first asylum interview, they asked me, ‘How many people did you kill in Syria?’ Look at me! Look at my face. How can you ask a woman like me this question? I didn’t kill anyone. I have 11 sons and daughters. I’m like your mother.” 

 

Photo & Story: Allison Voigts

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