Category Archives: Asylum

San Diego Gay and Lesbian News: VIDEO: In Geneva, Secretary Clinton focuses on global LGBT rights in UN Human Rights Day speech

Source: (Editor’s note: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about Human Rights Day to the United Nations today in Geneva. The entire transcript of the speech, provided by, is below.) Good evening and let me express my deep honor and … Continue reading

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Asylum Granted to Jamaican Lesbian in the UK

Jamaican lesbian can stay in UK, tribunal rules  BBC Preview: “A Jamaican lesbian has won the right to stay in the UK after immigration judges ruled she risks persecution if she returns to her home country.” Jamaican lesbian appeals deportation … Continue reading

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Proving Torture, Seeking Asylum

Proving Torture, to Help Win Asylum The New York Times Preview: “A man from Mauritania sat stone-faced, cradling his head, which bore a scar that marked the spot where his master had gouged him with a piece of firewood, he … Continue reading

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All Rights All Around the World (Jan. 14, 2011)

A daily digest highlighting events around the world. Advocates say U.S. citizens are also [v]ictimized by human trafficking ABC Action News Preview: “The victims in human trafficking cases are often immigrants, exploited by the very people who brought them to … Continue reading

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