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The Cuban LGBTI Blackbook: no freedom, no rights

This 116-page report has been prepared by LGBT Asylum Support. It describes the harrowing fate of Cuban LGBTI people who request asylum in the Netherlands. At the end of February, COC Netherlands already sent a letter to State Secretary Mark Harbers and the House to make asylum easier for this group.
The Netherlands sees Cuba as a safe country of origin. According to the Cuban Human Rights Observatory OCDH and legal consultancy Lexinter, LGBTI people who are being returned to Cuba are at high risk of being imprisoned.
LGBT Asylum support has prepared this 116 page report. In addition to translations of worrying annual reports from Cuban Human Rights Observatory OCDH, it also contains extensive investigations by legal consultancy Lexinter. The core of the Cuban LGBTI Black book are the thirty stories of LGBTI refugees who cannot possibly return to their country of origin.
«The Cuban LGBTI Black book: no freedom, no rights»

This 116-page report was prepared by LGBT Asylum Support. It describes the harrowing fate of Cuban LGBTI people who apply for asylum in the Netherlands. At the end of February, COC Netherlands already sent a letter to Secretary of State Mark Harbers and the House to make asylum easier for this group.
Cuba is seen by the Netherlands as a safe country of origin. According to the Cuban Human Rights Observatory OCDH and legal consultancy organization Lexinter, LGBTI people who are sent back to Cuba are at great risk of being put in prison.
LGBT Asylum support has drawn up this 116-page report. In addition to translations of worrying annual reports from Cuban Human Rights Observatory OCDH, it also contains extensive investigations by legal consultancy firm Lexinter. The core of the Cuban LGBTI Black book are the thirty stories of LGBTI refugees who can’t possibly return to their country of origin.

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Yulier mayo 17, 2020 at 4:25 pm

It was an incredible day, defending the rights of the LGBTIQ community

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