Mar 12, 2008 · The Netherlands relaxes its tough asylum laws for Iranian gays - virtually guaranteeing asylum to any who apply here - because of persecution they face at home. Britain, on the other hand Author: AP. In 2005, the Japanese government rejected an asylum plea from another Iranian gay man. That same year, the Swedish government also rejected a similar claim by an Iranian gay man's appeal. The Netherlands is also going through a review of its asylum policies in regard to Iranians claiming to be victims of the anti-gay policies in Iran.Status: Illegal: Islamic law is applied.
The International Railroad for Queer Refugees, formerly known as the Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees (IRQR) is an advocacy group for LGBT rights in Iran. It was founded and is headed by Executive Director Arsham Parsi. It was set up on behalf of Founder: Arsham Parsi. Mar 14, 2008 · Gay Iranian awaits decision on asylum. The history of gays in Iran has been horrific." Kazemi told British authorities in his asylum application that Iranian police were after him, and.
Mohammad Abdollahi is one of thousands of illegal immigrants seeking U.S. asylum while simultaneously facing imminent removal from the U.S. by immigration authorities. Abdollahi, a gay Iranian, was raised in Michigan from age 3 and faces the threat of execution if he returns to his country of birth.Author: DEVIN DWYER.