An African asylum seeker in the UK has said he faces deportation because he has not done enough to prove he is gay. Valerie Ediage, who arrived in the UK from Cameroon six years ago, says his life would be at risk if he returned home. Homosexuality i… Read
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Those seeking asylum in the United Kingdom because they risk persecution elsewhere based on their sexual orientation have faced a high burden of proof, often times grappling with "extraordinary obstacles," according to the BBC: "In ...
Michel Togue isn’t gay—but the Cameroonian attorney has been persecuted and threatened in his homeland for defending the rights of the LGBT community. As a result, he’s seeking asylum for his family in the United States. After Togue...
Valerie Ediage has been asked for "intimate photographs with his partner and support letters from gay friends."
A gay Cameroonian man denied asylum in the U.K. has not been removed from the country despite a scheduled Saturday deportation, LGBT Asylum News reports.