Iranian gay man gets second chance to make asylum case

03/14/2008 | Google

British authorities are reconsidering their denial of a petition for asylum by a 19-year-old gay Iranian man, who says he fears for his life in his home country, where his boyfriend allegedly was arrested, charged with sodomy and hanged. Mehdi Kazemi initially was denied asylum by the British last year and then sought residency in the Netherlands, which this week also rejected his application.

View Full Article in:

Google

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Government & Nonprofit

Job Title Company Location
Director of Development & Communications
National LGBT Bar Association
Washington, DC
Major Gifts Officer
Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
New York, NY
Project One America Director
Human Rights Campaign
Washington, DC
Manager, Corporate & Foundation Relations
Point Foundation
New York, NY
Development Director
Matthew Shepard Foundation
Denver, CO