Monday, 5 April 2010

Four gay Iranians have Canadian sanctuary

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Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees (IRQR) is reporting that four gay Iranians have moved to sanctuary in Canada through the UNHCR. They are Shayan, Saman, Mohammad, and Hamid.

Ramak, a 36 year-old Iranian gay man who left Iran to Malaysia on the basis of his sexual orientation, has been accepted as a refugee by the UNHCR in Kuala Lumpur.

IRQR is also reporting that an Iranian gay man Mohammad has been accepted by the UK from the UNHCR refugee program.
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