Gay asylum seekers feeling increased pressure to prove sexuality, say experts

0
10
UK flag
FacebookPinterestLinkedInVKTwitterFlipboard

Gay asylum seekers are increasingly going to extreme lengths to meet immigration officials’ demands that they prove their sexual identity or else be returned to countries where they face persecution.

In a lecture to be delivered this week at the Law Society, S Chelvan, a barrister who specialises in asylum cases and works with the UK Border Agency (UKBA), will detail the extraordinary methods to which individuals are resorting – including filming themselves having sex – to justify requests for refuge.

- Advertisement -

Read more : www.guardian.co.uk

Advertisements
FacebookPinterestLinkedInVKTwitterFlipboard