Reza Case Study

Why did Reza flee his home in Afghanistan? Use these sources to investigate Reza's story and determine whether it could be considered an example of removal today.

Reza and his family traveled from Herat, Afghanistan, to Passau, Germany. These maps represent their journey, not a specific route.

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What does this map tell you?

  1. Approximately how many miles did Reza travel during his journey?
  2. What countries might Reza have traveled through on his journey to Passau, Germany?
  3. Approximately how long would it take to drive the distance from Herat, Afghanistan, to Passau, Germany? Why might Reza’s journey have taken much longer?
  4. Challenge Question
  5. What might be difficult about traveling by rubber boat? Why?
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Reza and his family traveled from Herat, Afghanistan, to Passau, Germany. These maps represent their journey, not a specific route.

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