As more countries continue to crackdown on LGBTQ rights, AsylumConnect shares stories of LGBTQ asylum seekers in Egypt and Brunei. Worryingly, Azerbaijan, one of the worst countries for LGBTQ rights in Europe, conducted raids targeting transgender citizens. Read more to learn about LGBTQ and asylum seeker rights around the world.Read More
Although border states have begun plans to withdrawal troops from the southern border, President Tump has declared a national emergency in order to secure funding for his proposed wall. This week the U.N. and German parliament raised concerns about the safety of the LGBT community in Chechnya and North Africa respectively. For more information, please read on…Read More
In the first week of February, President Trump has called for tighter security along the U.S.-Mexico border. Promisingly, 2018 saw an increase in pro-LGBTQ bills passing into law. Read more to catch up with the latest LGBTQ and asylum seeking news from this week.Read More
This week was full of set backs and strides for LGBTQ rights across the world. While Chechneya has renewed their anti-LGBTQ purge, the United States and Angola took steps to protect the LGBTQ community. Here are five of the most important articles from this week.Read More
This week, a Saudi woman’s pleas for asylum took social media by storm while President Trump continued to spread misinformation about the southern border.Read More
This week brings news of increased deportations and raises questions about ICE’s recent activities and powers. Here are five of the most important articles about immigration for AsylumConnect readers.Read More
This week, we take a look at the worsening border situation in Tijuana, Mexico as well as anti-LGBT sentiment in Indonesia. Here are five of the most important articles to keep you up to date with the latest LGBTQ and migration news.