After traveling and hiding for a month, he showed up in Tallinn, Estonia, last week and asked for political asylum.
First, it is unclear if the uncle meant “political asylum,” or if he knows the legal status of their residency in this country.
Same goes for “U.S. Embassy,” and that most subversive of international relations lingo: “political asylum.”
Never mind that many people lie on their applications for political asylum.
The Yellow Dogs managed to escape to America and apply for political asylum in 2010.
If we really want to help Afghan women, we should offer them political asylum.
Instead, he stayed and secretly applied for political asylum.
With political asylum granted, the ‘hero’ Edward Snowden is free to stroll around Russia, his new home.
She was freed when the United Nations Human Rights Council offered her political asylum.
In quasi-religious language, he described last Thursday, when Ecuador granted him political asylum.
refuge given by one country to a citizen of another country to protect that person from arrest or persecution