Aderonke recently suffered an unprovoked frenzy and harrowing homophobic attack in a public place right here in Britain from people of the same cultural and religious beliefs as her which has now been reported to the Police for investigations.
How much more would she face or have to bear if forcibly returned to Nigeria, a country where she CANNOT have protection from state agents because of the law against homosexuality that operates there!!!!! - 14 years imprisonment!!!!
We believe your support in this campaign would go a long way to secure the protection Aderonke deserves to be who she is without any fear of persecution from any draconian law that criminalises human rights and from a society that unites to propagate HATE crime to the last letter.
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Aderonke is 46 years old, an open lesbian, and human rights advocate. For years she has been a victim of homophobic torture, persecution, and brutal arrest in Nigeria and now she is seeking asylum in Britain. As a woman dedicated to standing up for others, now we must stand up for her! Aderonke fled to Britain in 2004, after being forced into an arranged marriage in Nigeria to hide her…
When LGBT asylum seekers arrive in the UK, they are often fleeing persecution or death in their home countries. In the UK, the torture continues as these asylum seekers enter an abusive system where they are subjected to invasive interviews about their sexuality. Aderonke is just one of the hundreds who are subjected to this treatment. On March 28th, 2014, Home Secretary Theresa May ordered…
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