right of asylum


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right of asylum

n. pl. rights of asylum
Entitlement of a person to a certain government's protection within its boundaries against the claims or actions of another government.
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The palaces of the king, the hotels of the princes, and especially churches, possessed the right of asylum.
The Minister of State, Minister of the Interior, has introduced a bill for controlled immigration and an effective right of asylum.
Our mandate was very narrow, but we kept stressing the importance of respect of fundamental rights, of the right of asylum.
The aspects of the existing cooperation between Yemen and the UNHCR towards all issues and processes associated with the right of asylum in the Republic of Yemen were discussed in the meeting, as well as the ways of strengthening and developing the partnership between the two sides.
The amendments further specify and elaborate the criteria, procedures and conditions providing the right of asylum and subsidiary protection in Macedonia.
While international law guarantees individuals the right of asylum, never before have entire countries, such as Tuvalu, Kiribati, and the Maldives, faced the threat of imminent physical eradication.
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The 1951 United Nations Convention on Refugees recognized a right of asylum for those unable to return to their country of origin owing to a "well-founded" fear of persecution.
For his part, Rajoy said that Spain would not refuse the right of asylum to all who request it, expressing confidence other EU nations would follow suit.
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.
Altman provides excellent summaries of topics such as the expectation of a declaration of war between state-level antagonists, the treatment of foreign merchants, the reception and extradition of refugees, the right of asylum, and the embryonic concept of diplomatic immunity.
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