TITLE

HIV-positive gay Mexican's Convention refugee claim denied

AUTHOR(S)
Chan, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review;Dec2006, Vol. 11 Issue 2/3, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about the Canadian Federal Court, which upheld an Immigration and Refugee Board's (IRB) decision in May 2006 refusing to grant refugee status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act to an HIV-positive gay man from Mexico. The Court find the IRB's conclusion reasonable that the applicant would not experience a lack of state protection against persecution and discrimination based on sexual orientation and HIV status.
ACCESSION #
24081040

 

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