Asylum

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Australia's Asylum Policy: Teenage Detainees' Plight Shines Light on Regime
Laughland, Oliver
Article
2014
Human rights groups say Coalition's hardline approach to immigration flies in the face of international law.
Building a Solidarity City
Article
2013
A Solidarity City is the creation of a community that rejects a system that engenders poverty and anguish, not solely for immigrants and refugees, but also for other Montrealers confronting these same...
Wadim
Rau, Carsten; Wendler, Hauke
Film/Video
2012
The story of Latvians who sought asylum in Germany, their lives there, and the consequences when harsh immigration policies suddenly tear them apart in this critique of laws written and applied withou...

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International Centre for Migration Policy Development
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) was founded in 1993, upon the initiative of Austria and Switzerland. The organization was created to serve as a support mechanism for informal consultations, and to...
International Court of Justice
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946. The seat of the Court is at t...

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Right of asylum
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Right of asylum (or political asylum) is an ancient juridical notion, under which a person persecuted for political opinions or religious beliefs in his or her own country may be protected by another ...
Venezuela, Nicaragua and Bolivia offer asylum to Edward Snowden
Watts, Jonathan
2013
President Maduro offers to protect NSA whistleblower 'from persecution by the empire' and rejects US extradition request.