articles tagged "Scott Long"

Straight from Cairo

Friday, 5 July 2013 | buzz
Cairo Protests

Scott Long joined the Buzz to gives us an update on the current events in Cairo – are the Egyptians jumping out of the frying pan and into the fire? more »

Netherlands Accepts LGBT Iraqi Asylum Seekers

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 | A Public Affair

On Wednesday July 25th, Karma Chavez subbing for Mike Moon interviewed Harvard Research Fellow Scott Long. Scott Long is a human rights activist and scholar specializing in LGBT rights. Recently, the Netherlands have announced they will be accepting all LGBT Iraqis as asylum seekers if they can prove they are gay. Karma discussed the complications surrounding this decision with Scott Long. “The Dutch government has announced it will open its doors to LGBT Iraqis, after declaring the country unsafe for homosexuals. Dutch Immigration Minister Geert Leers had already announced a temporary halt to the deportation of LGBT asylum seekers back to Iraq in June, but has now gone the further step of declaring that it is impossible to be …. more »

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