The Common Program of the People's Republic of China 1949-1954

Article 60 of the Common Program

Not only does this article within the Common Program advocate for the safeguarding of refugees, but it also underscores China's dedication to international refugee protection through its endorsement of the 1951 United Nations Convention. Please consult the Convention for details Convention. There is no documented evidence of asylum requests during the years 1949 to 1954.
A special group are POW turncoats, they were POWs from the Korea War; twenty-one American GIs and a British marine had chosen to live in PRC rather than to be repatriated to the US or UK.

See Hooper (2016). Pages 51-55 [Cite] and Zweiback (1997). Pages 345-362 [↩] [Cite]

Chapter 7 of Common Program