Asylum Seekers' Update

On International Women’s Day we got the fantastic news that Amanpreet Kaur was released from detention in Yarl’s Wood IRC.  Ms Kaur is a lesbian woman who was detained for three months and twice threatened with imminent removal when the authorities refused to let her make an asylum claim based on the persecution she fears […]

Gay Ugandan Wins 11th hour Reprieve

Following consistent intervention, Felix Wamala will not be deported to his native Uganda tonight. The deportation has been deferred while the Borders agency investigate allegations made over the previous deportation attempt. The news was given to Felix by his constituency MP Stephen Timms, who has worked with his team during the holiday period to secure a […]