Thursday , 13 December 2018

Tag Archives: Home Office

Activists call to ban homophobic pastor from visiting Scotland and UK

Pastor Angus Buchan

Activists say South African Pastor Angus Buchan, criticised for misogyny and homophobia, should be banned from visiting Scotland and the UK. The pastor’s visit, who has been invited by the evangelical Hope Church, has come under strong criticism from LGBTI rights advocates. Buchan who is of Scottish origin and originally a farmer from Zambia, preaches to tens of thousands paying ...

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LGBTI activist facing deportation is released

beverly

  A Namibian-born LGBTI activist, who was facing deportation with her son after being removed from her Glasgow home last week by imigration officials, has reportedly now been released. Beverley Vaanda Kanjii and her 14-year-old son were taken from their home last Monday morning, after which protesters blockaded the Home Office enforcement team’s offices in Ibrox. Accusations were made that ...

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Home Office denies asylum to gay man that ‘failed to prove’ sexuality

Robert Kityo

  Gay Ugandan-born Robert Kityo, who has been living in Manchester since 2011, fears for what could happen if the Home Office keeps its decision to deport him back to Uganda, where homosexuality is illegal. A decision letter written on behalf of Home Secretary Theresa May said that, “It is not accepted that you are a homosexual and an openly ...

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