LGBT+ Syrian refugees launch case against UK

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LGBT+ Syrian refugees launch case against UK
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A group of LGBT+ Syrian refugees launched a legal challenge against Britain on Monday, saying it offered them asylum but left them in Turkey, where their sexuality puts them in danger.

The 15 refugees have been forced to conceal their sexuality in Istanbul and are constantly at risk of attacks while they wait to be taken to Britain, lawyers representing them said.

“Pretty much every client that we spoke to mentioned that they had to essentially hide,” Sheroy Zaq, a solicitor at Duncan Lewis law firm representing the group,...


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LGBT+ Syrian refugees launch case against UK


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