right of asylum

Definition of right of asylum

: the right of receiving protection at a place (as the residence of a sovereign or an ambassador or a foreign state) recognized by custom or treaty

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“Right of asylum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right%20of%20asylum. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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