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Political persecutees are afforded asylum

Political persecutees are afforded asylum in Germany in accordance with Article 16a of the Basic Law (GG) of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Protecting refugees

You can find out here about the conditions that must be fulfilled in order to grant protection to refugees in accordance with the Geneva Convention on Refugees.

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Subsidiary protection

Third country nationals and stateless persons may be entitled to subsidiary protection if they cannot be protected either through recognition of refugee status or through the right to asylum.

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Prohibition of deportation

Prohibition of deportation is to be granted if s substantial concrete danger or an extreme general danger exists should the person return.

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New Act on Safe States of Origin

In accordance with Article 16a of the Basic Law for the Federal Republic Germany (Grundgesetz [GG] für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland), persons persecuted on political grounds have the right of asylum.

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Video über den Ablauf des deutschen Asylverfahrens

The German asylum procedure

Film from the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees on the stages of the German asylum procedure

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