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. Sometimes a whole city which stood in need of being repeopled was temporarily created a place of refuge.
ANKARA, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday that Turks who have the right of asylum can remain in Greece but those who cannot obtain it should return to Turkey.
created a right of asylum to protect those who were fleeing regimes where they would be killed or imprisoned because of their identity or beliefs.
Guilt-ridden over the rejection of many Jewish refugees during World War II, the UN created a right of asylum to protect those who were fleeing regimes where they would be killed or imprisoned because of their identity or beliefs.
The French leader said that he envisions "a Europe that keeps its borders, protects them, has a well-founded and common right of asylum where responsibility goes with solidarity." There have been calls to revise the Dublin Regulation since the 2015 European migrant and refugee crisis that led to major processing backlogs and placed a disproportionate burden on the southern EU states.
(TAP) - The Arab Institute for Human Rights (AIHR) will work towards the creation of a national system for the protection of refugees and the promulgation of a law on the right of asylum.
"Abolishing the basic right of asylum or introducing limits so that it will, in effect, not exist in the way our mothers and fathers thought of it, is for me incompatible with what the CDU stands for and with the legacy of (former chancellor) Helmut Kohl," she told a Bild livestream event.
Our mandate was very narrow, but we kept stressing the importance of respect of fundamental rights, of the right of asylum. We were told that in the cases that people cross the border, they are arrested for 24 hours for checking their identity, and during these 24 hours they can ask for 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.