11/08/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
Mike Hancock MP has issued a strong statement expressing "grave concern" and citing issues with the case including: "Continued old-fashioned attitudes by immigration judges and a system that does not allow for the extreme nervousness that LGBT people may have in admitting their sexuality to people in authority following their experiences." >>>
02/08/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
The International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) international conference – which took place in Kampala, Uganda, over the period 3–6 July 2011 on the theme of ‘Governing migration’ – hosted two roundtable discussions on issues of forced migration and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and inter-sex (LGBTI) factor.
04/06/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
As speculation mounts on the future of the draconian Anti-Homosexuality Bill in the Ugandan Parliament which remains in limbo, a lesbian asylum seeker in the United Kingdom is set to be sent back to Uganda, where she might face arrest and even death as some of the provisions in the Bill call for the killing of homosexuals. >>>
31/01/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
A lesbian asylum seeker who was granted a last minute reprieve from deportation to Uganda was rejected the right to remain in the UK because she didn’t own magazines or other literature relating to her sexuality it has been revealed. >>>