political asylum

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political asylum

refuge granted to a person in order to avoid political persecution or harassment. See ASYLUM.
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In her capacity of MEP from GUE/NGL, she said she would press for another mission in Bulgaria, in particular on the issues of migration and right of asylum. She said this could take place at the earliest in the second part of the year.
While the remit has yet to be announced, I am disappointed by news the right of asylum seekers to work after a prescribed period, a right afforded, at least in principle, to asylum seekers in every other EU country is off the table.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Members of South American trading bloc Mercosur have harshly criticized the United States for alleged spying in the region and defended their authority to grant the right of asylum.
Applicants can be deported to other transit countries like the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Greece - whose asylum system violates the human rights of applicants, according to the Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights - or other countries that do not always respect the right of asylum.
Talat noted that they discussed the issues of "Migration, Citizenship, Foreigners and Right of Asylum" under the topic "management and share of power" today.
The Government had planned to abolish the right of asylum seekers to taxpayer-funded English language classes until their applications for asylum have been approved.
Michael Howard today put plans to end the right of asylum seekers to come to Britain at the heart of the Tory General Election campaign.
Conservative leader Michael Howard will today set out plans to end the right of asylum seekers to come to Britain as his party moved to put immigration centre stage in the forthcoming General Election campaign.
The right of asylum, confirmed by the European Court, will also be partof British law and would dictate to British Parliament what would be against the law in Britain and how it should be punished.
Martroye's study 'L'asile et la legislation imperiale du IVe] au VIe siecle', published in the Bulletin de la Societe nationale des Antiquaires de France, 5 (1918), the author's graduate thesis examines available evidence for the right of asylum from the decrees of church councils, references in the Greek ecclesiastical and secular historians, and sermons by Basil of Caesarea, John Chrysostom, and Augustine.
The right of asylum is contained in article 13.4 of our Constitution and in 1978 Spain ratified the Geneva Convention and the New York Protocol, the main international frameworks that have regulated the Right to Asylum since then.
He broke away from other matters at a new conference in Rome on Thursday to say: AaAaAeAcNothing in the policy being pursued by the government cal the right of asylum into question, but asylum does not mean welcoming people indiscriminately.AaAa