This is because the only location that debate could take place would be in an asylum.
Sofía, a 25-year-old woman who has applied for asylum and also requested anonymity, was held for two weeks.
But when officials began harassing his family, he instead applied for asylum to the United States.
“Maybe the lunatics really have taken over the asylum,” one former Murdoch tabloid editor mused to me.
Upon entry, he walked up to the first immigration officer he saw, and asked for asylum.
I am grateful also for the asylum which I have since found under your roof.
You are still in need of an asylum from the world and the wife you have repudiated.
It was also asserted that the Commissioners had recognised him as the chaplain of the asylum.
Near the ascent to the Capitol was the asylum (Cities of refuge).
If his friends gave him an asylum in their houses, 20 those houses were forthwith turned into bagnios and taverns.
early 15c., earlier asile (late 14c.), from Latin asylum "sanctuary," from Greek asylon "refuge," noun use of neuter of asylos "inviolable, safe from violence," especially of persons seeking protection, from a- "without" + syle "right of seizure." So literally "an inviolable place." General sense of "safe or secure place" is from 1640s; meaning "benevolent institution to shelter some class of persons" is from 1776.
asylum a·sy·lum (ə-sī'ləm)
An institution for the care of people, especially individuals with physical or mental impairments, who require organized supervision or assistance.