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Press club dharna: Pakistani couple seek asylum in Delhi

Oct 23, 2013

Press club dharna: Pakistani couple seek asylum in Delhi

For the last ten days, a Pakistani couple, Zulfikar and Fatima Shah have been camped outside the Press Club of India in Delhi, demanding asylum in India. Their reasons for doing so reveal an amazing story #Pakistan #Nepal #Pakistan High Commission #ASI #Pakistani Government #refugees #Political asylum #India-Pakistan Ties #Dawn
Obama cancels meeting with Putin, says Snowden row affected decision

Aug 07, 2013

Obama cancels meeting with Putin, says Snowden row affected decision

In a rare snub, US President Barack Obama today cancelled his plans to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin after intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden was granted temporary asylum by Moscow #Barack Obama #Russia #Extradition #Vladimir Putin #Political asylum #Edward Snowden #US-Russia ties #Group of 20 economic summit
After Snowden gets asylum, Obama cancels meeting with Putin

Aug 07, 2013

After Snowden gets asylum, Obama cancels meeting with Putin

U.S. President Barack Obama is cancelling his planned meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin scheduled for next month in Moscow, an administration official said on Wednesday #Barack Obama #Russia #Vladimir Putin #Political asylum #Edward Snowden #USA-Russia ties
Snowden will stay in Moscow airport for now, says his lawyer

Jul 24, 2013

Snowden will stay in Moscow airport for now, says his lawyer

A lawyer advising National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says his asylum status has not been resolved and that he is going to stay at the Moscow airport for now #Russia #Political asylum #NSA #Edward Snowden #privcy issues #Moscow airport
Why India isn't going to grant Edward Snowden asylum

Jul 02, 2013

Why India isn't going to grant Edward Snowden asylum

India has said that it hasn't received any formal request for asylum from Snowden and Khurshid has said that the country isn't an 'open house'. #HowThisWorks #India #Wikileaks #US #Russia #Salman Khurshid #Surveillance #Hong Kong #Ecuador #Political asylum #NSA #Edward Snowden

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Julian Assange is not the tragic hero he thinks he is

Aug 20, 2012

Julian Assange is not the tragic hero he thinks he is

Assange is no longer Wikileaks, and for the sake of Wikileaks, he should walk away. If he truly believes in the work it does, then it can and should survive without him. But he doesn't. He believes in himself. #HowThisWorks #Wikileaks #US #Julian Assange #Bradley Manning #Ecuador #Political asylum

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Julian Assange is not the tragic hero he thinks he is

Jul 30, 2014

Immigration poll reveals partisan rift over Central American refugees

Poll finds 53% of Americans believe US has no moral obligation to offer asylum to people who escape violence or political persecution Continue reading.....
Julian Assange is not the tragic hero he thinks he is

Jul 30, 2014

Immigration poll reveals partisan rift over Central American refugees

Poll finds 53% of Americans believe US has no moral obligation to offer asylum to people who escape violence or political persecution Continue reading..... #United States #Mexico
Julian Assange is not the tragic hero he thinks he is

Jul 24, 2014

Australian government: Pirates of the Indian Ocean

As Australia's conservative federal government falls further in opinion polls, it is increasingly willing to eschew international refugee conventions to cling to the one thing that is winning it support - the illegal and inhumane treatment of asylum ... #United States #Mexico