International Centre for Migration Policy Development
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) was founded in 1993, upon the initiative of Austria and Switzerland. The organization was created to serve as a support mechanism for informal consultatio...
International Court of Justice
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946.
The seat of the Cou...
Ecuador grants political asylum to WikiLeaks founder
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders takes note of Ecuador's decision to grant political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who sought refuge in its embassy in London.
Right of asylum
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Right of asylum (or political asylum) is an ancient juridical notion, under which a person persecuted for political opinions or religious beliefs in his or her own country may be protected by another ...