EU Countries Banned From Requiring LGBT Asylum Seekers To “Prove” Their Sexuality

Europe’s top court, the European Court of Justice has blocked tests administered by European countries to determine cases of asylum seekers who say they are gay or lesbian. It has ruled that refugees who claim asylum on the grounds that they are homosexual – especially from African countries – should not have to undergo tests to prove it.

The ruling was a result of three men, including a Ugandan and one from a Muslim country, failing in their bids for asylum when a Dutch court said they had not proved their sexuality.  Read More