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A US appeals court has ruled that one attack can be enough for an asylum claim.

A gay man from Ghana was brutally attacked for his sexual orientation before he escaped and made his way to the U.S. Immigration judges denied his claim in part because there were not multiple attacks. On appeal, a federal appeals court ruled that the man must have his claim reconsidered, saying a single attack can be sufficient for an asylum claim depending on the circumstances.

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