Political Asylum

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First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Snowden’s temporary refuge ends in Russia

London, August 1 (ANI): Fugitive U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden’s political asylum status in Russia has expired while his extension application is still under process.However, Snowden’s lawyer said that he could stay in the country until his application ... [Published TruthDive - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Snowden's temporary refuge ends in Russia

Fugitive U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden's political asylum status in Russia has expired while his extension application is still under process.However, Snowden's lawyer said that he could stay in the country until his application was being ... ... [Published Business Standard India - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 14 reports

Snowden Asks to Stay in Russia

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has applied to renew his political asylum status in Russia.The temporary political asylum Snowden received last July was good only through midnight Thursday.A lawyer in Russia representing Snowden ... [Published VOA News - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Foreigners now need permit to be hired in Romania-

Foreigners will be able to find jobs or be transferred to based on a permit, which the employer will need to obtain from the n Immigration Office, according to a law project created through the collaboration of the Internal and Foreign Affairs Ministers, ... [Published Balkans.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Inquiry into poison death of Russian spy opens today

The Government had previously resisted launching a public inquiry into Alexander Litvinenko’s death, and instead said it would "wait and see" what a judge-led inquest found A public inquiry into the mysterious death of Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 31 2014]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Mikheil Saakshvili --Why on earth do I need political asylum?

As Georgia’s ex-President declared, he is not in need of political asylum. By releasing this comment, he replied to a journalist’s question whether or not he is looking for political asylum. As Mr. Saakashvili told Rustavi-2, searching for shelter does ... [Published The Georgian Times - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Snowden’s asylum application to be decided in 1-2 days – lawyer

10:45Ukrainian parliament votes against PM Yatsenyuk’s resignationUkrainian parliament overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk’s resignation on Thursday, Reuters said. MPs earlier in the day approved legislation the prime minister said ... [Published Russia Today - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Russian Federal Migration Service declines comments on Snowden's political asylum application

MOSCOW. July 31 (Interfax) - The Russian Federal Migration Service (FMS) has declined comments on reports that former U.S. Central Intelligence Agency employee Edward Snowden has filed a request for political asylum in Russia."No comment," the FMS press ... [Published Interfax.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 4 reports

Hungarian Prime Minister and Saakashvili are friends and guilty in many cases

The former President Mikheil Saakashvili morphed himself from a political figure into the status of anaccused person and he cannot even realize it, - a member of the parliamentary majority Levan Berdzenishvili told reporters.According to the deputy, he ... [Published InterpressNews - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Mikheil Saakashvili is simply searching for a cozy nest where he will manage to nestle comfortably - Davit Saganelidze

Leader of Parliamentary majority, Davit Saganelidze, does not exclude that Georgia’s ex-Presidentwill ask Hungary for political asylum. Mr. Saganelidze calls on Mikheil Saakshvili to return to Georgia and prove his innocence here, if his reputation is ... [Published InterpressNews - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

WikiLeaks Reveals Secret Suppression Order Involving International Figures

Image: Oli Scarff, By 2014-07-30 04:31:56 UTCSYDNEY — On Wednesday, WikiLeaks published a document, which cannot legally be published in Australia.The suppressed Victorian Supreme Court suppression order, which appeared on the whistleblower's website, ... [Published Mashable - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Alleged Saddam Hussein Relative Seeks Asylum in Tajikistan

PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- The following information was released by Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty:By RFE/RL's Tajik ServiceA man claiming to be a relative of late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is seeking political asylum in Tajikistan.The deputy chief ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 30 2014]

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...for the permission of a temporary political asylum for him," said Snowden's attorney Anatoly Kucherena to LifeNews TV, according to ITAR-TASS. "We hope that the issue will be resolved today or tomorrow."
CNN spoke to Peter Bartlett, a media lawyer from Minter Ellison law firm in Melbourne, who said that if WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange "ever [came] back to Australia, you would expect that he would immediately be charged with breaking a suppression order."
"Snowden has become a symbol of the struggle for freedom, and that's useful for Russia. Today, that's one of the strongest arguments [Russia] could put to the international community" as relations with the West deteriorate, political scientist Alexei Makarkin said
Kucherena suggested that reports alleging that Snowden is trying to get asylum in other countries are no moremore than speculations. "Here's what I can say: there have been certain speculations on this matter" he said

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Snowden's temporary refuge ends in Russia [Published Business Standard India - 5 hours ago]
Snowden’s temporary refuge ends in Russia [Published TruthDive - 5 hours ago]
‘Tom in America’ With Two Academy Award Nominee... [Published Digital Journal - 8 hours ago]
Edward Snowden marks one year in Russia as U.S.... [Published DailyMe.Com - 10 hours ago]
Snowden Asks to Stay in Russia [Published DailyMe.Com - 11 hours ago]
Snowden faces uncertain future as Russian visa ... [Published Venturebeat - 14 hours ago]
Snowden seeks extension of temporary asylum in ... [Published Canada Standard - 14 hours ago]
Snowden Asks to Stay in Russia [Published VOA News - 14 hours ago]
Foreigners now need permit to be hired in Romania- [Published Balkans.com - 14 hours ago]
Edward Snowden marks one year in Russia as U.S.... [Published Globe and Mail - 15 hours ago]
8/1/2014: HTWORLD: EDWARD SNOWDEN [Published Hindustan Times - 16 hours ago]
’Snowden awaits Russia’s nod on extended asylum’ [Published SentinelAssam.com - 18 hours ago]
Australia, Indonesia Attack WikiLeaks for Publi... [Published Common Dreams - 18 hours ago]
Mikheil Saakshvili --Why on earth do I need pol... [Published The Georgian Times - 19 hours ago]
WATCH Tucker Carlosn and Kirsten Powers Go Mano... [Published National Review - 19 hours ago]
Snowden a recluse one year after fleeing to Russia [Published Global Times - 23 hours ago]
Snowden's Russian asylum expires Thursday, rene... [Published The Hill - 23 hours ago]
Edward Snowden: after one year in Russia, what ... [Published EuroNews - 23 hours ago]
Snowden's asylum status expires [Published BBC - Jul 31 2014]
XINHUA - 1st LD: Snowden awaits extended asylum... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 31 2014]
A New Old Story [Published Pasadena Weekly - Jul 31 2014]
Alexander Litvinenko inquiry: Security services... [Published London Evening Standard - Jul 31 2014]
Snowden filed documents for extending temporary... [Published Interfax.com - Jul 31 2014]
Snowden awaits extended asylum in Russia: lawyer [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 31 2014]
Snowden’s asylum application to be decided in 1... [Published Russia Today - Jul 31 2014]
Snowden A Recluse One Year On After Receiving R... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 31 2014]
Snowden asks Russia for asylum [Published RIN.ru - Jul 31 2014]
Snowden Applies for Temporary Asylum in Russia [Published Russia Profile - Jul 31 2014]
Edward Snowden in Russia [Published Russia Profile - Jul 31 2014]
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Snowden faces uncertain future as Russian visa ... [Published Venturebeat - 14 hours ago]
Edward Snowden’s temporary Russian visa expired today. Snowden bolted to Moscow after his request for asylum was rejected by numerous countries one year ago. At the last minute, Russian president Vladimir Putin granted the former National Security ...
Three Anti-World Cup Activists Accuse Brazil of... [Published Global Voices Online - Jul 23 2014]
“Lawyer Eloisa Samy, politically persecuted Brazilian asylum seeker at the Consulate of Uruguay. We are all persecuted” Brazil traded a military dictatorship for democracy nearly 30 years ago, but some are accusing the country, fresh off hosting ...
Dallas Protesters Stand Up To Pro-Illegal Immig... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 21 2014]
DALLAS, Texas--The National Day of Protesting Against Immigration Reform/Amnesty & Border Surge was felt around that state the weekend of July 18-19. In Dallas, protesters came out against pro-illegal immigrant judge Clay Jenkins on July 18. Breitbart ...
Are the Kids Showing Up at the Border Really Re... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Jul 17 2014]
Ever since unaccompanied child migrants became a national news story six weeks ago, many people have started asking: Is this an immigration crisis, or is it a refugee crisis? In response, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said last week ...
Anne Applebaum: Kyiv is set to become a refuge ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 13 2014]
WARSAW — Last month, Andrei Kuznetsov left his native St. Petersburg and flew to Ukraine. When he arrived at the Kyiv airport, he asked for political asylum. The bemused guards, unaccustomed to any sort of asylum-seekers, let alone Russian asylum-seekers, ...
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