Political Asylum

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Name: Political Asylum
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 1 reports

Snowden Says His Question Was Meant to Putin on the Spot

Edward Snowden, the fugitive former National Security Agencycontractor now living in exile in Russia, is defending hisappearance on a televised call-in program with President VladimirPutin, saying he asked a question about mass surveillance programsnot ... [Published HighBeam Research - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Nina Cassian dies at 89; Romanian poet granted asylum in U.S.

Romanian poet and translator Nina Cassian, who obtained political asylum in the United States after the Communist-era secret police found her critical poems scribbled in a friend's diary, has died. She was 89.Cassian died of a heart attack Monday at her ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Feds quietly toughen standards for immigrant asylum seekers

WASHINGTON — Federal officials have quietly introduced new guidelines that make it tougher for asylum seekers to get their cases heard before judges.The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services sent a memorandum to asylum office directors and deputy ... [Published McClatchy DC - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Snowden appears on Russian TV with a direct question for Putin

America National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has made his first major public appearance in Russia on a call-in show with President Vladimir Putin via video link.Many will see the broadcast as yet another attempt by Russia to poke a stick ... [Published The Drum - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Refuge-Seekers Stuck in Legal Purgatory

By ELIZABETH WARMERDAMOAKLAND, Calif. (CN) - Refuge-seekers facing deportation can spend more than a year in detention during the asylum process, despite a law requiring a decision within 10 days on whether they reasonably fear persecution if sent back ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Asylum-seekers suit U.S. over delays in jail

(04-17) 14:40 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- Immigrants seeking political asylum in the United States accused the government in a lawsuit Thursday of adding months to their time behind bars by ignoring a law that requires a decision within 10 days on whether they ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Greece refuses to extradite DHKP-C leader to Turkey

World Bulletin / News DeskA Greek court on Thursday refused Turkey's demand to extradite Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) member pending Greece's response to his political asylum request.The Thessaloniki Court of Appeals ruled not ... [Published World Bulletin - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Preneet responds to Majithia's allegations on condition of

Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur today responded to the allegations leveled on her by Punjab minister Bikramjit Simgh Majithia for not helping the Punjabis languishing in foreign countries during her tenure."Bikram Majithia should check ... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

52 Sudanese deported from Egypt

Ahram Online , Thursday 17 Apr 2014Fifty-two Sudanese nationals were deported from Cairo airport on Thursday after being caught attempting to enter the country illegally.Nine will be flown to Germany following their request for political asylum and the ... [Published Al Ahram - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Deportation, Sudanese, Egypt
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Norwood Crossing Resident and Famous Cuban Soprano Esther Maria Garcia Requests Political Asylum to Gain Freedom in the United States

_ Written By Stan BanashThe residents of Norwood Crossing know her as Esther Maria Garcia, but decades ago she was known in the arts as Esther Maria Valdes Diestro, a soprano and one of the most prestigious singers of Cuban lyric theater. In April 1992 ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Govt won't get into Tarique's trap: Law Minister

(BSS) - Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affair Minister Advocate Anisul Huq today said the government will not get into the trap of BNP's senior Vice Chairman Tarique Rahman."Tarique Rahman is giving false and fabricated statement so that the government ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Former Villa Somalia Chief of Staff to seek political asylum

Mareeg.com-Former Villa Somalia Chief of Staff Kamal Dahir [better known as Kamal Gutale] is trying to seek political asylum from Kenya or Turkey after fearing for his life, he told President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud. Mr Gutale, a new and unpopular political ... [Published Mareeg News Online - Apr 16 2014]

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"A thousand years of solitude and sadness because of the death of the greatest Colombian of all time!" Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said on Twitter. "Such giants never die."
"If ever there is a case about referral of a matter to the ICC, it's hard to think of a more appropriate case for referral" he said, citing 80,000 to 100,000 people in brutal political camps
The immigrants are not eligible for a bond hearing to determine whether their detention is justified and are "generally imprisoned throughout the entire period in which the government considers their claims for relief, including the reasonable fear process, immigration court proceedings, and any appeals" the complaint states

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Snowden Says His Question Was Meant to Putin on... [Published HighBeam Research - 8 hours ago]
Snowden Didn’t Call Out Putin [Published Daily Beast - 11 hours ago]
MAVNI recruting and immigrants [Published Asian American Press - 23 hours ago]
Colombia loses a literary giant [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Apr 20 2014]
Today In History - 20th of April [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Apr 20 2014]
Is Justice Possible for North Korea's Victims? [Published Huffington Post - Apr 19 2014]
Landaverde's passion [Published Chicago Reporter - Apr 19 2014]
Nina Cassian dies at 89; Romanian poet granted ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
Feds quietly toughen standards for immigrant as... [Published McClatchy DC - Apr 18 2014]
A Lonely Visionary [Published American Spectator - Apr 18 2014]
Suspect in Mass. triple murder came to U.S. thr... [Published Waterville Morning Sentinel - Apr 18 2014]
New Collection: Papers of Polish Ambassador Zdz... [Published Policy Review - Apr 18 2014]
Refuge-Seekers Stuck in Legal Purgatory [Published Courthouse News Service - Apr 18 2014]
Rwandan "genocide hunters" still searching for ... [Published Insight News - Apr 18 2014]
Detainees from India end hunger strike at El Pa... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - Apr 18 2014]
Exiled Romanian poet Nina Casian dies at 89 in NY [Published Romania Business Insider - Apr 18 2014]
Supervision of undocumented migrants tightened ... [Published Jakarta Post - Apr 18 2014]
Putin's Top 10 Q&A Quotes: "The US Will Cut Off... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 18 2014]
Asylum-seekers suit U.S. over delays in jail [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 17 2014]
Putin’s annual Q&A: 10 most compelling quotes [Published Russia Today - Apr 17 2014]
Snowden Appears on Putin Call-In Show [Published 4 Traders - Apr 17 2014]
Greece rejects extradition of leading DHKP/C me... [Published Zaman - Apr 17 2014]
Snowden appears on Russian TV with a direct que... [Published The Drum - Apr 17 2014]
CUNADO FAMILY [Published Irrigation & Green Industry - Apr 17 2014]
Preneet responds to Majithia's allegations on c... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 17 2014]
52 Sudanese deported from Egypt [Published Al Ahram - Apr 17 2014]
Greece refuses to extradite DHKP-C leader to Tu... [Published World Bulletin - Apr 17 2014]
Poetess Nina Cassian dies, 89 years old [Published Nine O'Clock - Apr 16 2014]
Norwood Crossing Resident and Famous Cuban Sopr... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
Govt won't get into Tarique's trap: Law Minister [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Apr 16 2014]
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Putin's Top 10 Q&A Quotes: "The US Will Cut Off... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 18 2014]
Originally posted at Russia Today , Ukraine’s crisis was, predictably, at the center of Vladimir Putin’s annual televised interview. He said the situation can only be solved through a compromise between internal players. Below are the president’s ...
President’s aunt, Zeituni Onyango, dies [Published CNN Political Ticker - Apr 08 2014]
(CNN) – President Barack Obama's aunt has died in Boston after a lengthy battle with cancer, according to her immigration lawyer. Margaret W. Wong and Associates released a statement Tuesday that Zeituni Onyango, the half-sister of Obama’s late father, ...
Cameroonians Mourn Exiled Music Icon Lapiro de ... [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 01 2014]
Cameroonian protest singer Lapiro de Mbanga in prison in November 2009. Photo by Jen Bell. Used with permission from freemuse.org. Lapiro de Mbanga , known as Ndinga Man meaning Guitar Man, died of cancer in the United States on March 16, 2014. The ...
History for March 31 - On-This-Day.com [Published MuskegonPundit - Mar 31 2014]
History for March 31 - On-This-Day.com Birth anniversaries of labor leader Cesar Chavez (1927-93), philosopher Rene Descartes (1596-1650), and Russian author Nikolai Gogol (1809-52) Happy Birthday! Herb Alpert, Richard Chamberlain, Christopher Walken ...
Israel: African Asylum Seekers in Limbo at Isra... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 27 2014]
Source: Voice of AmericaCountry: Eritrea, Israel, South Sudan Scott Bobb HOLOT, ISRAEL — The Israeli Supreme Court is due to begin hearings in April on a controversial law that has allowed the government to detain thousands of African migrants who are ...
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