Thursday, 18 February 2010

Four LGBT cases recognised by UNHCR

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Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees (IRQR) reports that the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has accepted four LGBT refugee cases for resettlement from Turkey.

They are:
  • Sepideh, a 36 year-old Iranian male to female transsexual
  • Daniel, a 23 year-old Iranian gay man
  • Alireza,a 43 year-old Iranian gay man
  • Ghazal, an Iranian transsexual who has left Turkey for a new life in the USA
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