Today, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Hungary’s two-month-long detention of an Iranian gay man applying for asylum is a violation of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Deadline for applications: 9 May 2016, 18:00 CET
On 12 April, ILGA-Europe are co-organising an event with the Intergroup on LGBTI Rights and the Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup of the European Parliament.
Yesterday, ILGA-Europe and other human rights NGOs sat down with Frans Timmermans. On the agenda? The European Commission’s role and plan for the ongoing refugee situation and integration of migrants.
Ongoing wars, conflicts and instability are increasingly threatening people’s rights and safety.
A ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union which insists on respect for the dignity and private lives of asylum seekers is a welcome development according to ILGA-Europe.
ILGA-Europe launches two new complementary publications related to asylum and LGBTI issues in the EU.
Transposition of the Recast Asylum Procedure Directives and of the Recast Reception Conditions Directive (Published : September 2014)
The Advocate General Sharpston of the CJEU issued an opinion on how asylum authorities should act when verifying the sexual orientation of an asylum seeker.
Published : September 2014
Author: Sabine Jansen
Editor: Joël Le Déroff