Tag Archive | LGBT asylum

Rights group denounces Central America anti-LGBT violence & US

Rights group denounces Central America anti-LGBT violence & US

(Reuters) – Human Rights Watch has criticised Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala, for failing to stop violence against LGBT people, in a new report published on Wednesday, which also denounced the United States for denying these LGBT asylum seekers safe haven. “LGBT people in the Northern Triangle face high levels of violence that their own […]

Canada: LGBT Chechens Rescued and Granted Asylum

Canada: LGBT Chechens Rescued and Granted Asylum

More than two dozen gay and bisexual Chechen men and women have been granted asylum in Canada after being rescued from persecution in their country through a network of safehouses, the group that coordinated the operation said on Friday, according to the Thomson Reuters Foundation. Twenty-two of the 31 men and women who were granted […]