Netherlands Opens it’s Doors to Gay Iraqis

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The Dutch government has announced it will grant asylum to LGBT Iraqis, after declaring Iraq is no longer safe for them. Pink Paper – Immigration minister Geert Leers temporarily halted the deportation of gay Iraqis last month after an alert from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned it was impossible to be openly gay in … Continue reading

Pillay presents groundbreaking UN study on violence, discrimination against people because of their sexual orientation

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Statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay to the Panel on ending violence and discrimination against individuals on the basis of their sexual orientation and gender identity at the Human Rights Council 19th Session, Geneva, 7 March 2012 Excellencies, Distinguished representatives, Dear colleagues, I am pleased to present my study on discriminatory … Continue reading