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Australia to 'carefully consider' Saudi woman's asylum plea
Australia to 'carefully consider' Saudi woman's asylum plea
Australia on Tuesday vowed to consider an 18-year-old Saudi woman's plea for asylum, further easing fears she could be forcibly returned home.
Swedish student delays deportation of Afghan man with in-flight video stream
Swedish student delays deportation of Afghan man with in-flight video stream
Swedish student activist Elin Ersson disobeyed a key in-flight safety rule — that all passengers must be seated — to delay the...
Sierra Leone vice-president asks US for asylum
Sierra Leone vice-president asks US for asylum
Sierra Leone's vice-president Sam Sumana has applied for asylum at the United States embassy in Freetown and is in hiding while his request is...
Atheists: Excluded and overlooked
Atheists: Excluded and overlooked
This week a 23-year-old Afghan man became the first person to be granted asylum in Britain on the basis of his atheism – which, his lawyers argued,...
Russia says 'not thinking about' asylum for Syria's Assad
Russia says 'not thinking about' asylum for Syria's Assad
The remarks fell short of a statement that Russia would not consider taking in Assad but were among Moscow's strongest indications yet that it is...
Rights body urges SA to stop deporting Zimbabweans
Rights body urges SA to stop deporting Zimbabweans
Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday urged South Africa to stop deporting Zimbabweans fleeing the humanitarian disaster in their country and grant...
Refugees in backlog limbo
Refugees in backlog limbo
A damning exit report by a team of experts blasts the Department of Home Affairs for failing asylum-seekers in South Africa.

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