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NETHERLANDS. DUTCH COURT REJECTS APPEAL BY GAY IRANIAN MAN

March 11, 2008: the Council of State, the Netherlands' highest administrative court, rejected an appeal filed by Iranian homosexual Mehdi Kazemi against the immigration authorities' refusal to consider his asylum request.
The man fears he will be executed when he returns to Iran where his boyfriend reportedly named him as his partner before he was executed. Mr Kazemi says his life is also in danger because of the extensive media coverage of his case.
The Council of State rejected his appeal because he earlier applied for asylum in the UK. Under the EU's 2003 Dublin Regulation, the country the asylum seeker first enters must process their application. Mr Kazemi's request for asylum was already turned down in the UK, where his homosexuality was not considered sufficient grounds to grant him asylum. (Sources: Radio Netherlands, 11/03/2008)

GUATEMALA. VETO KEEPS EXECUTIONS ON HOLD
SAUDI CLERIC WANTS DEATH SENTENCE FOR WRITERS
GAY IRANIAN. EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT: NO TO EXPULSION TO IRAN
UK. VICTORY FOR KAZEMI AS HOME SECRETARY HALTS DEPORTATION TO IRAN
UK. PEERS LOBBY SMITH TO HALT DEPORTATION OF GAY IRANIAN
TIBET MARCH. THREE RADICALS IN INDIA ON HUNGER STRIKE TO SUPPORT MORE THAN 100 ARRESTED MONKS
PAKISTAN. CHRISTIAN HANGED DESPITE CLEMENCY APPEAL
SATYAGRAHA. WORLD SATYAGRAHA FOR PEACE, DEMOCRACY, AND FREEDOM GROWS
CHINA 'STILL EXECUTING PRISONERS FOR ORGANS'
SAUDI ARABIA. SAUDI CITIZEN BEHEADED FOR KILLING COMPATRIOT
SOUTH AFRICA. DEATH PENALTY WOULD RENDER CONSTITUTION HOLLOW
CHINA. FIRST EXECUTIONS IN CHENGDU AFTER SHIFT TO LETHAL INJECTION
TIBET. RADICALS OPEN THE "FREE TIBET" MARCH IN DHARAMSALA AND BEGIN THE WORLD SATYAGRAHA FOR PEACE
CHINA. EXECUTIONS DROP 30% IN 2007
SUDAN. DEATH PENALTY UPHELD FOR KILLERS OF EDITOR
SAUDI ARABIA. SAUDI MAN BEHEADED FOR MURDER
ALGERIA. 100 PEOPLE SENTENCED TO DEATH IN ABSENTIA THIS YEAR
CHINA. SUPREME COURT REJECTS 15 PERCENT OF DEATH SENTENCES IN 2007: REPORT
TAIWAN. MOJ SEEKS DEATH PENALTY AMENDMENTS
AFGHANISTAN. AFGHAN SOLDIER GETS DEATH PENALTY
UN. PANEL CALLS FOR US DEATH PENALTY MORATORIUM
BOTSWANA COURT SENTENCES TWO TO DEATH
IRANIAN LESBIAN WHO FLED TO BRITAIN FACES DEPORTATION
GAY IRANIAN. 60 EURO PARLIAMENTARIANS SIGN APPEAL TO SAVE MEHDI
TUNISIA. ABOLITIONIST DRAFT LAW PRESENTED
CHINA. PARLIAMENT OPENS AMID EXECUTIONS
NORTH KOREA. 15 PEOPLE EXECUTED AS EXAMPLE
INDONESIA. DEATH PENALTY LIFTED FOR 3 AUSTRALIANS
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