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Naija Lesbian Exile Sends Sex Video to Avoid UK Deportation

Nigerian asylum seeker Aderonke Apata has made the bold move of sending a video of herself having sex to the Home Office to prove she is homosexual, in a desperate attempt to avoid being deported. 47 year-old Apata has been the subject of an ongoing fight against being deported since April this year. She fled […]

How should national asylum authorities verify a person’s claim that they are homosexual? The EU’s top court assesses the case of three asylum seekers whose application was rejected by the Netherlands. After X, Y, Z comes A, B and C – at least for the European Court of Justice (ECJ). In November, the Luxembourg-based court […]

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Pope Francis has lavished praise on Sweden for its policy on integrating immigrants into society and hinted he would like to visit the country in future. The pontiff made the comments after meeting two Argentinian brothers who moved to Sweden in the 70s to flee their nation’s military dictatorship. Carlos and Rodolfo Luna chatted for […]

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Abubakar Mukhtar fled civil war in his country of birth only to find homelessness and indifference in Rome. He now has work and a place at university. But, he says, his journey is far from over. Dapper and cracking jokes, Abubakar Mukhtar could pass for any other gregarious young student as he sips his coffee […]

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A gay refugee from an African country where people are jailed for being a homosexual does qualify for asylum, the EU rules. The fear of imprisonment for homosexuality in African countries is grounds for asylum in the¬†European Union, Europe’s highest court has ruled. According to the European Court of Justice, a gay refugee from a […]

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