House of Commons Canada, ‘LGBTQ+ At Risk Abroad: Canada’s Call to Action: Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration’, House of Commons Canada, 2017 Preamble On 4 October 2016, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration (hereafter referred to as “the Committee” or “CIMM”) adopted a motion to undertake a … Read more

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, ‘Morocco: Situation of sexual minorities, including treatment by the authorities and society; the application of Article 489 of the Penal Code and cases with convictions for homosexuality; state protection and support services’, 2013  

High Court of Australia, Appellant S395/2002 v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs; Appellant S396/2002 v. Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, [2003] HCA 71, 9 December 2003

David Bolt (Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration), ‘An inspection of the Home Office’s management of asylum accommodation provision – February – June 2018’, Presented to Parliament pursuant to Section 50(2) of the UK Borders Act 2007, November 2018

Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration (ICIBI), An inspection of the Home Office’s production and use of Country of Origin Information. April – August 2017, 30 January 2018 The Home Office response to the ICIBI report is also available: Home Office, The Home Office response to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s … Read more

Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, ‘An Investigation into the Home Office’s Handling of Asylum Claims Made on the Grounds of Sexual Orientation March-June 2014’, 2014

US Immigration Office, ‘Guidance for Adjudicating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Refugee and Asylum Claims’, 2011

The case is related to an asylum seeker from Gambia, who was denied the refugee status for lack of credibility about the circumstances leading to persecution. The eligibility authority (the Territorial Commission), according to which there were no doubts about his sexual orientation, gave weight to the fact that in Gambia criminal sanctions for committing homosexual acts … Read more

Il caso e’ relativo a un richiedente asilo del Gambia al quale era stato negato lo status di rifugiato per motivi legati alla credibilita’ del suo racconto personale. La Commissione territoriale aveva dato, peraltro, peso anche al fatto che in Gambia le sanzioni penali contro persone omossessuali non sarebbero effettivamente applicate. La Corte di appello … Read more