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Paul Linden-Retek

Paul Linden-Retek teaches law and politics at the University at Buffalo School of Law. He previously helped establish the Multidisciplinary Academic Program in Human Rights Studies at Yale and has worked as a legal adviser in the Human Rights Section, Office of the Government of the Czech Republic; the Legal Unit, International Civilian Office/EU Special Representative, Kosovo; and the EU Department, Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic.

The UN Convention on Refugees gives form to a humanitarian ideal, but states still judge what counts as harm and who deserves protection.

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Europe must accept that post-nationalism, by nature, is porous at its borders.

Paul Linden-Retek