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VIDEO: NIGERIAN SEEKING ASYLUM IN FRANCE SHREDS HIS PASSPORT THEN CLAIMS TO BE A BIAFRAN

I’ve just come across a very annoying video on my Facebook timeline in which a certain Emenike Michael Nwafor a Nigerian from Nnewi, Anambra state who is seeking asylum in Bordeaux France shreds his Nigerian passport because he doesn’t want to be identified as a Nigerian but a BIAFRAN! 278 more words

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Bay Area Woman Calls For Husband To Return To The US After Being Released From Chinese Prison

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – The Bay Area woman, whose dissident husband was released from a Chinese prison on Thursday, is now calling for his return to the United States. 391 more words

News

Lawyer: Snowden gets 3 more years in Russia

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted permission to stay in Russia for three more years, his lawyer said Thursday.

Snowden last year was granted temporary asylum of one year in Russia, but that ran out on Aug. 297 more words

Commentary

UK announces inquiry into former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko's murder

FILE – In this Friday, May 10, 2002 file photo Alexander Litvinenko, former KGB spy and author of the book “Blowing Up Russia: Terror From Within”, is photographed at his home in London. 638 more words

Postaday

Isn't it Political Asylum?

The images that accompany US / Mexico border issues are of children from Central America in dog kennels.  Leaders are pushing to send the children back and to beef up security on the border. 128 more words

Happening In The World

"Snowden, Go Home": His Unfinished Business Is In A U. S. Courtroom, Not A Moscow Suburb

Edward Snowden, leaker extraordinaire of classified NSA documents, is said to be seeking an extension of his political asylum in Russia, where he has resided, beyond the reach of US jurisdiction and under legal protection granted by Vladimir Putin personally, for a little over one year. 652 more words

Journalists

Canada's long tightening of refugee policy

On July 4, Federal Court Justice Anne Mactavish ruled against the government’s “cruel and unusual” changes to refugee policy. In 2012, the government removed or reduced federal health care services for failed refugee claimants and claimants originating from one of 37 countries deemed “safe” from humanitarian conflict, whose residents can thus be deported faster and have no right of appeal. 559 more words

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