Ecuador grants political asylum to WikiLeaks founder
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders takes note of Ecuador's decision to grant political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who sought refuge in its embassy in London.
Australia's Asylum Policy
Teenage Detainees' Plight Shines Light on Regime
Human rights groups say Coalition's hardline approach to immigration flies in the face of international law.
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 ...
Treating Mental Health Patients as Criminals
The criminalisation of the mentally ill is one of the cruellest and most easily avoidable tragedies of our era.
Venezuela, Nicaragua and Bolivia offer asylum to Edward Snowden
President Maduro offers to protect NSA whistleblower 'from persecution by the empire' and rejects US extradition request.