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BEIRUT: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said Friday he intended to negotiate political amnesties to enable political refugees to return to Syria, and would advocate for resettlement in third countries for those for whom this was not an option.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami described the Riyadh government as a political refugee to the US, and said al-Saud's policies will bury the regime like an avalanche.
I'm proud of this country's humanitarian record but it is being abused by traffickers who don't differentiate between political refugees and economic ones.
The hunger strikers didn't want a hand-out or welfare; they were just fighting for the right to be able to live their lives the way they wanted without the restrictions imposed on political refugees.
He also refused to allow details of the situation in Central America or national or international laws pertaining to asylum for political refugees.
Frontman Lech Wierzynski, the son of Polish political refugees, was born in Warsaw, Poland, and raised in Chicago and Washington, D.
The report added Assange saying that America has earlier offered asylum to dissidents, whistleblowers and political refugees without any regard to opposition from other governments, yet when today Russia has offered him a temporary asylum, all hell seems to break loose.
More than 50 Azerbaijani political refugees living in Europe held in Brussels on June 6 a campaign, organized by the
China has often regarded North Korean defectors as economic miscreants, not as political refugees, and sent them back to the North where they could face severe punishment.
Even the Sultanate of Oman officials would have clearly told them of their obligations as political refugees and the serious consequences that they could face in case of violating the terms of the agreement.
Many of these post-revolution political refugees have ties to the Egyptian state apparatus and could, however unlikely, utilise tribal networks in the Sahara to stake Egyptian claims over the eastern Libyan provinces.
We would like the UNHCR to be the ones who determine whether these boat people are political refugees," said Sunai Phasuk, Thailand representative for Human Rights Watch.