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Israel to deport Rwandan and Ugandan LGBT asylum seekers

Asylum seekers from Rwanda and Uganda in Israel will be facing deportation. The Population, Immigration and Border Authority told The Jerusalem Post that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender asylum seekers did not count as part of an excluded group of people who would not be deported – such as women and children. Rwanda and Uganda… Read More Israel to deport Rwandan and Ugandan LGBT asylum seekers

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EU Court bans sexual orientation tests for asylum seekers

The EU Court has ruled that asylum seekers should not be forced to undergo tests to prove that they are gay. This follows an appeal by a Nigerian man after Hungry refused him asylum because the psychological tests did not prove he was gay. Called The Rorschach test, it is a  psychological evaluation in which subjects’ perceptions… Read More EU Court bans sexual orientation tests for asylum seekers