Ezel Sahinkaya and Arif Aslan, ‘LGBT People Fleeing Harassment in Iran Find Life No Easier in Turkey’, Voice of America (VOA), 16 April 2021 Abstract For hundreds of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Iranians who fled their homeland because of persecution for who they are, moving to Turkey was not a significant improvement. Sexual and … Read more
SOGICA Project, ‘Submission to the UK Parliament’s Women and Equalities Committee’s “Equality and the UK asylum process” enquiry’, 17 November 2021 Abstract SOGICA (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Claims of Asylum: A European Human Rights Challenge) has been a four-year (2016-2020) research project funded by the European Research Council (ERC) exploring the social and legal … Read more
Judith Ruderstaller, ‘Comparison of decisions in asylum procedures in relation with LGBTI persons’, EDAL Workshop: Sexual orientation, gender identity and human dignity, 2014
European Commission, ‘LGBTIQ Equality Strategy 2020-2025’, November 2020
John Vine, ‘An Investigation into the Home Office’s Handling of Asylum Claims Made on the Grounds of Sexual Orientation – March-June 2014’, Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, 2014
UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), ‘Submission by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the case of 2018Du34558 regarding claims for refugee status based on sexual orientation and gender identity’, 26 February 2018 Abstract These observations are submitted by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (“UNHCR”) … Read more
ILGA-Europe, ECRE and ICJ, ‘B and C v. the Switzerland, Application no. 889/19 – Written submission on behalf of ILGA-Europe (the European region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association), The European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ): Interveners pursuant to the Deputy Section Registrar’s … Read more
6Rang, ‘Letter to Dutch government regarding its asylum policy for Iranian LGBTQI’, 11 February 2020 Abstract In this open letter to Dutch Government ministers, the NGO 6Rang raise concerns about the protection level offered to the Iranian LGBT asylum seekers in the Netherlands and the current situation of LGBT rights and protections in Iran.
UKLGIG, ‘Submission to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration inspection of the Home Office’s Presenting Officer function’, January 2020
UKLGIG, ‘Submission to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration inspection of the Home Office’s Use of Interpreters’, June 2019 SOGICA contributed evidence to UKLGIG’s submission to the Chief Inspector’s inquiry into the use of interpreters by the Home Office.