SOGICA project Freedom of Information requests and responses
In 2019, the SOGICA project, in collaboration with partner organisations, submitted Freedom of Information requests about SOGI asylum to the relevant government departments in Germany, Italy and the UK with varying degrees of success.
SOGICA prepared questions for a parliamentary request that was submitted by Ulla Jelpke and others, Die Linke, on 17 May 2019.
The government responded on 6 June 2019.
A Request to the Ministry of Internal Affairs was submitted on 21 February and shared with UNHCR (Italy). As of September 2019, no response had been received.
A Request to the Home Office was first submitted on 29 January, resubmitted with clarifications on 8 February and a revised version submitted 19 February 2019; a partial response was received on 14 March with an accompanying spreadsheet, and a second response was received on 17 June 2019.
A request to the Home Office specifically regarding detention was made on 31 January 2019; a response was received on 5 March 2019.