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Women judges who fled Taliban reached Brazil due to serendipitous translation error

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Muska [not her real name], a judge, was hiding with her family from the Taliban after they forcibly regained power in Afghanistan. But an apparent translation mistake over 11,000 km away helped her to dramatically change her life.

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro opened his country's doors to potential refugees from the Asian nation during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly on September 21.

"We will grant humanitarian visas to Afghan Christians, women, children and judges," Bolsonaro said while reading from the teleprompter.

But apparently there was a mix-up regarding the . . .

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