• Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:46:25
    Pro-democracy journalist Jom granted asylum status in US
    Fugitive pro-democracy journalist Jom Petchpradab, who fled Thailand after the 2014 coup, has been granted asylum status in the United States.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 25 Mar 2017 09:33:19
    Singaporean teen dissident granted US asylum
    SINGAPORE - A Singaporean teenager who was jailed twice after insulting the island's late leader Lee Kuan Yew and religious groups has been granted political asylum in the United States, his US lawyer said Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 29 Dec 2016 14:38:21
    Controversial Singapore teen blogger seeks US asylum
    SINGAPORE - A Singaporean teenager who became notorious for profanity-laced attacks on the city's revered late leader Lee Kuan Yew is seeking political asylum in the US, his lawyers said Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 23 Jan 2016 12:31:00
    Chinese activist missing after leaving Thailand
    A second rights activist, Li Xin, has been missing for 10 days after leaving Thailand for Laos with the hope of returning to Thailand to apply for political asylum, said his wife, Shi Sanmei.
    national
  • Mon, 14 Dec 2015 17:48:00
    Investigator who fled abroad ‘can give evidence via video if he wants’
    A SENIOR police investigator seeking political asylum in Australia can testify in next week’s trial via a video-link if he wants, Prayuth Sattayarak, deputy head of the Attorney General’s Human Trafficking Case Office, said Monday.
    national
  • Mon, 14 Dec 2015 15:42:00
    Prayut urges Paween to return to file complaints with police
    Instead of fleeing to Australia and seeking political asylum there, the former human-trafficking police investigator should return home and file complaints against those whom he alleged of threatening his life and receiving payoff from traffickers, Prime
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:04:00
    Senior Thai police seeks asylum in Australia
    Pol Major General Paween Pongsirin, the leader of Thailand's investigation team into Rohingya trafficking, is seeking political asylum in Australia.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 12 Jun 2015 01:00:00
    Red-shirt activist Jaran grateful France granted him political asylum
    FUGITIVE red-shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) Jaran Ditapichai, who has been residing in exile in France since late last year, claims he has been given political asylum since November.
    national
  • Wed, 18 Feb 2015 01:00:00
    Embattled Yingluck: Will she stay or will she go?
    Will it come down to the explosive issue of political asylum? Don't bet against it, although any foreign government will find that offering asylum to Yingluck Shinawatra is a far more complicated issue than making a statement or two denouncing the Thai c
    opinion
  • Tue, 27 Jan 2015 01:00:00
    Govt must respect the right to political asylum
    Thai fugitives fleeing politically motivated lese majeste charges have the right to sanctuary abroad
    opinion
  • Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:00:00
    Right to stand up to US bullying
    Whether it is propaganda or not, we have to praise Russian President Vladimir Putin for his firm stance in granting temporary political asylum to Edward Snowden.
    your say
  • Wed, 17 Jul 2013 00:00:00
    Whistleblowers deserve praise and protection
    The United States has for many decades offered political asylum to refugees who suffer severe penalties for criticising their government, so why the contradictory double standards regarding Edward Snowden, a stateless soul trapped in terminal limbo?
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