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Official Says Right to Asylum Basic Human Right

Ljubljana, 18 June - Refugees should not be punished upon crossing the border, but offered assistance, Kristina Plavsak Krajnc of the Council of Europe Information Office in Ljubljana said on Thursday at a round table debate ahead of World Refugee Day. The right to asylum is a key principle of human rights, she added.

Ljubljana
A public debate on refugees in Slovenia and Europe ahead of World Refugee Day, organised by the Council of Europe Information Office in Ljubljana and the Slovenian Philanthropy.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
A public debate on refugees in Slovenia and Europe ahead of World Refugee Day, organised by the Council of Europe Information Office in Ljubljana and the Slovenian Philanthropy.
Pictured: Neza Kogovsek of the Peace Institute.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
A public debate on refugees in Slovenia and Europe ahead of World Refugee Day, organised by the Council of Europe Information Office in Ljubljana and the Slovenian Philanthropy.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
A public debate on refugees in Slovenia and Europe ahead of World Refugee Day, organised by the Council of Europe Information Office in Ljubljana and the Slovenian Philanthropy.
Pictured: Kristina Plavsak Krajnc of the Council of Europe Information Office in Slovenia.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
A public debate on refugees in Slovenia and Europe ahead of World Refugee Day, organised by the Council of Europe Information Office in Ljubljana and the Slovenian Philanthropy.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
A public debate on refugees in Slovenia and Europe ahead of World Refugee Day, organised by the Council of Europe Information Office in Ljubljana and the Slovenian Philanthropy.
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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