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EU Court of Justice: no more detailed sexual questions in gay asylum cases

The European Court of Justice has ruled today on 2 December 2014 that detailed sexual questions, intimate videos and ‘medical tests’ are no longer permissible to assess the credibility of people seeking asylum on the basis of their sexual preference. … Continue reading

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Ruling of ECtHR on return of homosexual asylum seeker to Libya

On 26 June 2014, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) rejected a Libyan national’s complaint that his return from Sweden to Libya would expose him to a risk of persecution based on his homosexuality. Since the fall of Gadhafi’s … Continue reading

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New CJEU ruling on claims from LGBTI asylum seekers

Case law On 7 November 2013, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its judment in X, Y, Z v. Minister voor Immigratie en Asiel. In its judgment, the CJEU ruled that asylum seekers who are escaping their … Continue reading

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