Sierra Leone's vice president seeks U.S. asylum

Mar 15, 2015

Sierra Leone's vice president seeks U.S. asylum

Sierra Leone’s Vice President Sam Sumana has applied for asylum at the U.S. Embassy in Freetown and is in hiding while his request is considered, a source close to him said. Sumana, 52, was expelled from the governing All People’s Congress party this month ...

Asylum seekers find help at JAR

| Dec 5, 2013

Asylum seekers find help at JAR

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The number of people seeking asylum in Japan reached some 2,600 at the end of October, adding to the soaring rate of those with no residency rights or financial assistance. Although asylum applicants have surged sharply, especially in the last three years, the refugee-recognition ...