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China warns Canada against granting asylum to Hong Kong protestors

Chinese ambassador wants Canada to help fight “violent criminals”, Canada senses in China’s stance a “direct threat” to Canadians.
In December 2018, China imprisoned two Canadian men, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, and charged them with undermining the country’s national security(ANI)
In December 2018, China imprisoned two Canadian men, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, and charged them with undermining the country’s national security(ANI)
Updated on Oct 16, 2020 01:51 PM IST
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Ottawa | By Associated Press | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri

Extradition ‘stalled’; Vijay Mallya seeks asylum?

Fugitive Indian businessman and former member of Parliament Vijay Mallya’s extradition from the United Kingdom to India has been stalled by “secret” proceedings that have commenced in the UK.
Vijay Mallya(AP photo)
Vijay Mallya(AP photo)
Updated on Oct 06, 2020 05:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan and Prasun Sonwalkar

Do not consider Vijay Mallya’s asylum request, India messages UK

Vijay Mallya is wanted in India to face charges of financial offences involving Rs 9,000 crore borrowed by his now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines from several national banks.
Vijay Mallya lost his appeal against the 2018 order to extradite him in the UK high court in April. Last month, the high court also refused Mallya permission to appeal in the UK Supreme Court.(AFP photo)
Vijay Mallya lost his appeal against the 2018 order to extradite him in the UK high court in April. Last month, the high court also refused Mallya permission to appeal in the UK Supreme Court.(AFP photo)
Updated on Jun 11, 2020 11:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar

Ex-Maldives vice president Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor, who sought asylum in India, sent back

Former vice president of Maldives Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor had sought political asylum from India as he faces a serious risk to his life in his home country, a UK lawyer representing the politician had said.
Former vice president of Maldives Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor, who had sought political asylum from India, has been sent back to his home country, police said on Saturday.(AP File Photo)
Former vice president of Maldives Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor, who had sought political asylum from India, has been sent back to his home country, police said on Saturday.(AP File Photo)
Published on Aug 03, 2019 12:00 PM IST
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Tuticorin (Tamil Nadu) | By Press Trust of India

US moves to block asylum for migrants crossing Mexico

A new rule redefining asylum eligibility -- to take effect on Tuesday -- is the latest attempt to stem the flow of undocumented migrants into the country, and comes with the White House frustrated at Congress’s failure to toughen immigration laws.
The Trump administration to declare ineligible for asylum most migrants who cross the US southern border after passing through Mexico.(AFP Photo)
The Trump administration to declare ineligible for asylum most migrants who cross the US southern border after passing through Mexico.(AFP Photo)
Published on Jul 16, 2019 09:26 AM IST
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Washington | By Agence France-Presse

Mental asylum: Supreme Court asks 4 states to submit data

Petitioner advocate Gaurav Kumar Bansal informed the court that there was non-compliance of its last order and some states have not provided the necessary data to the Centre.
The Supreme Court Friday asked chief secretaries of four states and administrators of two Union Territories to provide in four weeks the data of people who have recovered from mental illness and are fit to go home, but languishing in hospitals(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court Friday asked chief secretaries of four states and administrators of two Union Territories to provide in four weeks the data of people who have recovered from mental illness and are fit to go home, but languishing in hospitals(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Published on May 10, 2019 11:09 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

‘No regrets’: Saudi sisters hope for bright future after securing asylum

The sisters fled from their family last September while on holiday in Sri Lanka and have been stranded in Hong Kong since an aborted attempt to get to Australia, where they hoped to secure asylum
For reasons of safety, the sisters, aged 18 and 20, who say they were beaten by their father and brothers, asked that their names and faces not be revealed, nor the country to which they have now gone.(REUTERS)
For reasons of safety, the sisters, aged 18 and 20, who say they were beaten by their father and brothers, asked that their names and faces not be revealed, nor the country to which they have now gone.(REUTERS)
Published on Mar 25, 2019 06:32 PM IST
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Hong Kong | By Reuters

Tamil Nadu man caught eating human flesh in crematorium, sent to mental asylum

A 43-year-old man has been sent to a mental hospital after he was allegedly caught eating a half-burned body in a crematorium in Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli district on Sunday, police said on Monday.
According to police in Vasudevanallur town, villagers in T Ramanathapuram have alleged that the man, later identified as S Murugesan, was seen cutting flesh from the body of a woman.
According to police in Vasudevanallur town, villagers in T Ramanathapuram have alleged that the man, later identified as S Murugesan, was seen cutting flesh from the body of a woman.
Updated on Feb 04, 2019 06:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan

146 Indians used sexual orientation as ground to seek asylum in UK; Pakistan tops list

Pakistan with 1,681 and Bangladesh with 753 top the list of countries with the highest number of citizens seeking asylum on sexual orientation grounds. Other countries in the top five are Nigeria, Uganda and Iran, the figures show.
Between 2015 and 2017, the total number of Indian citizens seeking asylum in the UK was 3,839.(Picture for representation)
Between 2015 and 2017, the total number of Indian citizens seeking asylum in the UK was 3,839.(Picture for representation)
Published on Dec 15, 2018 09:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar

Can’t rewrite law: Judge bars Donald Trump from denying asylum to illegal migrants

Donald Trump cited an overwhelmed immigration system for his recent proclamation that officials will only process asylum claims for migrants who present themselves at an official entry point
US President Donald Trump talks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump talks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 20, 2018 02:26 PM IST
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Reuters | By Reuters

Donald Trump moves to limit migrant asylum claims at US-Mexico border

The president has blamed US asylum rules for luring thousands of migrants a year from Central American countries. The new rule is almost certain to be challenged in courts.
US President Donald Trump speaks to the press before departing the White House for Paris on November 9 in Washington, DC(AFP Photo)
US President Donald Trump speaks to the press before departing the White House for Paris on November 9 in Washington, DC(AFP Photo)
Updated on Nov 09, 2018 09:00 PM IST
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Bloomberg, Washington | By Jennifer Jacobs

Six asylum seeking Punjab youths released from Oregon federal prison, freed on immigration bonds

Were detained on the Mexico border
(Pic: Innovation Law lab)
(Pic: Innovation Law lab)
Updated on Aug 23, 2018 11:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Hitender Rao, Chandigarh

Missing Commonwealth Games athletes resurface, want asylum in Australia

Several athletes who went missing from last month’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast Australia have resurfaced and are seeking advice for gaining asylum in Australia.
Missing athletes at the 2018 Commonwealth Games were from Rwanda, Uganda, Cameroon and Sierra Leone.(Getty Images)
Missing athletes at the 2018 Commonwealth Games were from Rwanda, Uganda, Cameroon and Sierra Leone.(Getty Images)
Updated on May 15, 2018 10:44 PM IST
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