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Recognition of politically persecuted persons as persons entitled to asylum or as refugees under the Geneva Convention on Refugees

In Germany, politically persecuted persons are entitled to recognition as a person entitled to asylum under Article 16a of the Basic Law of the Federal Republic of Germany (GG) or as refugees within the meaning of the Convention on the Status of Refugees of 28.06.1951 (Geneva Convention on Refugees).

Anyone wishing to claim the right to recognition must undergo a recognition procedure.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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