NaPoWriMo #12 – You cannot detain and persecute people who simply do not exist in the republic.

You cannot detain and persecute people who simply do not exist in the republic.

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Appendix
The title of this poem is taken from a statement by Alvi Karimov in response to the accusations of over 100 gay men being abducted in Chechnya. The body of the poem is taken from Article 1 of the ‘1954 Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons.’ 

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