political asylum

Rebuilding the asylum system

The European Union needs to accept responsibility for the lack of a common asylum policy, which has transformed this year's growing influx of refugees from a manageable problem into yet another political crisis.

July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019

‘Over 1.50 lakh Bangladeshis sought political asylum in last 5yrs’

The rate of seeking political asylum by Bangladeshis in overseas doubled in last five years due to repressive political environment and violation of basic rights in the country, says Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA).

October 2, 2015
October 2, 2015

Rebuilding the asylum system

The European Union needs to accept responsibility for the lack of a common asylum policy, which has transformed this year's growing influx of refugees from a manageable problem into yet another political crisis.

September 7, 2015
September 7, 2015

Migrant crisis: Why the Gulf states are not letting Syrians in

Images of Syrian refugees stuck at borders and at train stations have spurred on an outcry for more to be done to help those fleeing the war.