Press Releases

  • BOLETIM INFORMATIVO PARA BRASILEIROS LGBT QUE CONSIDERAM DEIXAR O PAÍS January 14, 2019 Os resultados da última eleição presidencial no Brasil deixaram a comunidade LGBT alarmada. Ataques contra indivíduos LGBT se tornaram mais frequentes, na medida em que ideias de extrema-direita ganham mais suporte e discursos de ódio se tornam socialmente mais toleráveis. Diante dessas circunstâncias, muitos vêm nos perguntando sobre as possibilidades de se refugiar no exterior. A ORAM acredita que, com algumas exceções, buscar refúgio em outro país ainda é uma consideração prematura para indivíduos da comunidade LGBT no Brasil. Isso porque o pedido de refúgio deve ser...

  • BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR LGBT BRAZILIANS CONTEMPLATING LEAVING THE COUNTRY January 14, 2019 The results of the Brazil presidential election have sparked alarm within the country’s LGBT community. Attacks against LGBT persons are up sharply as extremist right-wing ideas gain support and hate-speech is more socially tolerated. Many individuals asked us about asylum and refugee status. ORAM believes that with few exceptions, it is premature for LGBT Brazilians to seek these statuses, which are based on “fear of persecution.” This bulletin is issued to provide general legal information for Brazilians now contemplating leaving the country. International protection can be given only...

  • BULLETIN: INFORMATION FOR LGBT BRAZILIANS CONTEMPLATINF LEAVING THE COUNTRY January 14, 2019 The results of the Brazil presidential election have sparked alarm within the country’s LGBT community. Attacks against LGBT persons are up sharply as extremist right-wing ideas gain support and hate-speech is more socially tolerated.   Many individuals asked us about asylum and refugee status. ORAM believes that with few exceptions, it is premature for LGBT Brazilians to seek these statuses, which are based on “fear of persecution.”   This bulletin is issued to provide general legal information for Brazilians now contemplating leaving the country.   International protection can...