Topic: Political Asylum

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia has granted political asylum to a Russian opposition activist who spent four years in custody for his role in anti-government protests in Russia. Vitaly Shishkin, an activist of Russian nationalist persuasion,[...]

THE HAGUE (CNN) — A church in the Netherlands is holding an around-the-clock service that has lasted more than 800 hours, to shield a family from deportation. Under Dutch law, police officers are not permitted to enter a church while a[...]