Edward Snowden's company: 10 notable seekers of political asylum
After living in Moscow’s airport for five weeks, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden finally received some reassurance last week that he would be able to leave when Russia granted him one year of asylum.
This decision didn’t make government officials in the U.S., including President Obama, very happy.
But Snowden isn’t the first person to seek and be granted asylum.
Here is a list of 10 notable asylum seekers from around the globe.
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