22 August 2012

Focus on LGBTI Asylum Seekers



Forced Migration Review (FMR) has issued a call for papers for articles on "Sexual orientation and gender identity and the protection of forced migrants," with a tentative deadline of 3 December 2012.


Asylum: Claims Based on Sexual Identity (House of Commons Library, July 2011) [text]

Country-of-origin Information to Support the Adjudication of Asylum Claims from Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex ('LGBTI') Asylum-seekers, Reports Commissioned by UNHCR (Asylum Research Consultancy, 2012) [access]

Greenwich Declaration, Draft (Greenwich Declaration Advisory Group) [info]
- A final version of this declaration was due to be launched at the Double Jeopardy 2012 Conference, held 5-6 July 2012, in Greenwich, but I have not found a copy yet.

Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Asylum: Fleeing Homophobia (Routledge, forthcoming Dec. 2012) [info]
- Based on an earlier conference held in Amsterdam, 5-6 Sept. 2011; see abstract of one chapter on SSRN.


The Road to Safety for LGBTI Refugees (Human Rights First, Aug. 2012) [access]
- Podcast providing "analysis and recommendations for the Obama administration on how to better protect LGBTI refugees from violence and persecution."

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