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EU court bans credibility ‘tests’ for gay refugees

EU court bans credibility ‘tests’ for gay refugees

In welcome news for LGBT asylum claimants, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled this week that ‘tests’ to prove a claimant’s sexual orientation, or intimate questioning about sexual behaviour, may breach the rights to human dignity and respect ...

Helen is a barrister at Garden Court Chambers practising in public law, asylum, immigration and human rights. She has expertise in asylum claims involving LGBT rights, domestic violence and gender-specific persecution.

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