We’re Here and We’re Queer – A Critical Appraisal of LGBTQI+ Protection within the International Human Rights Regime

The LGBTQI+ community has always faced discrimination and marginalisation in numerous socioeconomic domains, but ‘queer migration’ owing to persecution based on someone’s identification is a relatively new issue. In particular, the author details the shortcomings of the refugee protection mechanisms when it comes to adequately protect queer individuals.

Europe or Death


Most get on the rubber boat thinking that they are going to die, but their desperation and determination are stronger than anything – “When you get on the boat it’s Europe or death”…