Justice Minister to take part in LGBT asylum debate with leading activists

Europe 1August 31, 2014 – Reported by PinkNews – Justice Minister Simon Hughes is set to take part in a discussion about the plight of LGBT asylum seekers.

The Liberal Democrat MP will appear on a panel alongside the Executive Director of the UK Lesbian and Gay Immigration Group, Paul Dillane, and the journalist Patrick Strudwick.

Mr Hughes will also hear from Ghada Rashid, a former asylum seeker who has gone through the system.

The debate is taking place on Tuesday 2 September at the Southwark Playhouse, directly after the production of a new play.

Eye of a Needle, by Chris MacDonald, tells the story of how a Ugandan gay rights activist battles to stay in Britain…

via Justice Minister to take part in LGBT asylum debate with leading activists · PinkNews.co.uk.

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