Gay Iranian Teen Loses Appeal in Netherlands Court - To Be Returned to UK

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STRASBOURG, March 11, 2008 – Mehdi Kazemi, the 19-years-old gay Iranian has lost his fight to remain in the Netherlands, a Dutch judge ruled this afternoon. His uncle, Saeed, was told the news by Mehdi’s lawyer, Borg Palm, on the telephone. The court agreed that the IND, the Netherlands equivalent of the UK’s Border and Immigration Agency, can return him to the UK.


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#1 Mar 11, 2008

many thanks for covering this. You can find more about the Urgent appeal for Mehdi Kazem here >

and updates about the case here >


Paul Canning

Portland, OR

#2 Mar 12, 2008
When this kid is dangling at the end of a rope, I hope the folks who sent him there get off their high horse and see that they're acting as judge and jury and executioner in these cases.

And I hope they don't sleep at night.


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