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UK Government: We don’t deport LGBT asylum seekers and we never will

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  1. The Home Office is lying through its teeth

  2. I bet it’s the same BS here in America!

  3. Robert in S. Kensington 5 Jul 2013, 4:33pm

    I don’t buy it. Just how many people are flocking here claiming asylum I’d like to know based on sexual orientation? Why doesn’t the government release figures for that, more transparency please.

  4. GulliverUK 5 Jul 2013, 4:36pm

    The evidence is there, conclusive proof that the UKBA are homophobic and deport asylum seekers back to countries without a) investigating their claims properly and b) when doing do is likely to lead to persecution, and even death.

    Just wait and see what happens when we get nearer the election – ALL of this is going to come out, we will make sure this government is held to account at the ballot box. They’re lying about this, just like they lie about lots of things.

    The discriminatory blood ban, for example, hasn’t been shelved – it is still there. Committed couples in a relationship cannot give blood, yet they should be the safest apart from someone never having sex at all. You put homophobic minister Anne Milton in charge – what the hell were you thinking?????!?!?!?!?!?!?!

    If they have the balls have a public inquiry in to it. We don’t trust the government promises. It’s like when they said they would sort out homophobic bullying in schools — they have done NOTHING.

  5. What a load of rubbish the government should sack whoever came up with this pack of lies. There is overwhelming evidence that the UKBA have been making life hell for LGBT asylum seekers. And the deportations are happening. They can not cover up there lies.

    The UKBA has been homophobic for years. I know at least 3 people who have spent years fighting an uphill battle to get their same sex partners into the UK when Hetro couples have had no problem. A few years ago a friend tried to bring his Thai BF into the UK. He was given a VISA in Thailand after a great deal of jumping through hoops and then turned away at Heathrow. It turned out the immigration officer acted out of her own beliefs. It took him another year to get his BF into the UK !

    Time this homophobic department where dealt with. This means Sack the current management and any staff found to be behaving in a homophobic manner.

  6. Robert in S. Kensington 5 Jul 2013, 5:35pm

    I hope a broad investigation into this gains support. It’s definitely needed as well as transparency. I suspect a lot of this has to do with racism as well as homophobia. We’re known for our xenophobia around the world sadly. The existence of UKIP , EDL and BNP are evidence enough as well as half the Tory Party I would say.

    1. It’s true that we have xenophobia in this country, but is it really worse than in any other country Look at the National Front in France getting 17% of the vote, the thought of the BNP receiving the same percentage of the vote would be unthinkable here. Racial abuse of black players in football in much of the rest of Europe, it’s far worse there. However, this could be down to the fact that we’ve put in a whole raft of anti-discrimination legislation and because it has become much less socially acceptable to be racist in the UK compared to many other countries. Go on any of the online sites of the national papers and you can see what many people really think, I doubt that these people would express those opinions publicly. I still don’t think we’re any more racist than any other country though, that said it doesn’t justify the fact that we have these attitudes.

  7. postopgirl 6 Jul 2013, 5:07pm

    yes they do, just take time to google the subject

  8. Mohamed Salieu Kamara 24 Aug 2013, 3:13pm

    Gay and Lesbians have their rights also. The rise in homosexuality, Lesbianism and bisexualism may seem to many a new way to express erotic Love. These sexual practices are not new. People who practice such sexual acts are now coming out because of the erosion of societal taboos, globalization and the freedom to do what one likes as long as it does not affect others. Because of medical improvements, transgender practices are now more frequent.

    The trouble about these forms of sexual practices is that it is frowned upon by most members of society on the grounds that it is unnatural, kinky on an outrageous way to express sexual acts. The reaction of people on those who carry out such sexual acts is sometimes disastrous.

  9. Mohamed Salieu Kamara 24 Aug 2013, 11:21pm

    We all have our likes and dislikes. Going to great lengths in expressing our individual likes and dislikes in uncalled-for and should not forget that it takes all sorts to make the world; a reason why all should not be expected to behave or do things the same way.

    The discrimination, stigma, harassment and attacks of gays, lesbians and bisexual are sometimes unbearable. What two or more consenting adults decide to do in private should not be the business of anybody. The freedom we want for ourselves should be the freedom that we should want for others, homosexuals and lesbians not excepted. The media, religious bodies some civil society associations and organizations sometimes condemn same sex relationship and marriages. News of killing and molesting of Gays and lesbians is rampant.

    With all of these recorded events, when will people wake up to the call of gay and lesbians rights and hearken to the cry of activist?

  10. Mohamed Salieu Kamara 26 Aug 2013, 3:21pm

    The discrimination, stigma, harassment and attacks of lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender people, I strongly believed that it is in the house of common as well, some are in favor some are against it and even condemn it.

    The deporting of LGBT people I will not say it is true or not, because I read an article wrote Gambian citizen is ready for deportation weather is a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or LGBT activist in is home land if there prove to be one of those above I see no need of deporting he or she, I will not say Home Office is lying but they should prove it to the public.

  11. One of my friend told me UKBA use very extreme techniques to deport Gay and Lesbians asylum seekers He told me UKBA user injection and electric shocks,

    They treat lgbt people like animals They take funds from UN for LGBT welfare and never delivers to them, Government Cheating UN and robbing their funds.

    Why UK is doing like this where is justice I request Royal family to help us..

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