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Is asylum for Balochistan’s separatist leaders warranted?

Traditionally, political asylum allows refugees to seek protection in another country. Misuse of this option, however, gives offenders a loophole to elude justice in their home country. Under international law, extradition can be initiated between states for the return of a person who can then be tried for breaking the laws of the requesting state. Such […]