Monday, July 12, 2010

Human Rights Article # 14

Human Right #14: Anyone has the right to overcome maltreatment in their own country by finding asylum in another, safer country.

(1) Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.

(2) This right may not be invoked in the case of prosecutions genuinely arising from non-political crimes or from acts contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations.

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