6. The Right to Asylum

What is "asylum" and how does it work?

Watch the video & answer the questions on the right. Be ready to discuss your answers in class!


  1. What is "Asylum?"

  2. Who can get asylum?

  3. How do you get asylum? Explain in your own words.

  4. Do you think the right to asylum is important? Why or why not?

  1. What is "extradition?"

  2. Why might extradition not happen? List and explain the cases in your own words:

  3. Do you think countries should have extradition? Why, why not, or in which cases?

What is "extradition" and how does it work?

Watch the video & answer the questions on the left. Be ready to discuss your answers in class! This is a complex issue so another video is below in case you are having difficulty understanding the concept of 'extradition'.