New LGBT asylum guidelines

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

Support Mehdi Kazemi protest

[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

Galloway’s Iranian Propaganda? Anti-gay?

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?

Iranian LGBTs deserve asylum

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.

IDAHO – Asylum Protest

[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!.