The government issued new guidance with regard to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender asylum seekers today in a document entitled: The Coalition: our programme for government. The pledge stated: We will stop the deportation of asylum seekers who have had to leave particular countries because their sexual orientation or gender identification puts them at proven … New LGBT asylum guidelines
[flickr_set id=”72157604215757814″] London, 22 March 2008 – More than 100 protesters gathered in Whitehall opposite Downing Street in support of Mehdi Kazemi’s asylum appeal. Mr Kazemi, a gay man, is threatened with deportation to Iran where LGBT people risk torture and execution. © OutRage! 1990-2010. You are free to use this photo to illustrate news … Support Mehdi Kazemi protest
Sex abuse allegations – where’s the evidence? Mehdi Kazemi’s boyfriend defamed LONDON, 13 March 2008 – George Galloway MP is accused of mouthing “the propaganda of the Iranian dictatorship” after he claimed on the Channel 5 TV talk show The Wright Stuff this morning that the boyfriend of gay asylum seeker Mehdi Kazemi was executed … Galloway’s Iranian Propaganda? Anti-gay?
Activists Arsham Parsi and Peter Tatchell explain the life-threatening situation for lesbian and gay people in Iran, during the BBC News (12 March 2008) item on gay asylum seeker, Mehdi Kazemi.
[flickr_set id=”72057594137531730″] International Day Against Homophobia, 17 May 2006, Home Office, London, UK. “Stop Deporting Gay Refugees – Gay asylum seekers are victims, not criminals” – Protest against Home Office refusal to grant asylum to people fleeing homophobic persecution. © OutRage! 1990-2010. You are free to use this photo to illustrate news stories and articles … IDAHO – Asylum Protest
[flickr_set id=”72157601740498662″] Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people fleeing persecution and seeking asylum in the UK with the support of OutRage!.