Sex dating en algeria
She referred to the lack of the death penalty in Algeria arising from Algeria’s broad assertion to be a secular state.
Engaging in same-sex activity is illegal and is a punishable offence leading on conviction to a possible term of imprisonment of between 6 months and 3 years and a fine of between 1,000 and 10,000 dinars.
There was considerable documentary evidence before us, a schedule of which is attached. We heard oral evidence from the appellant, through an interpreter and have had regard to that evidence, in the round with the documentary evidence. Ms Smith relied upon a written report dated 13th June 2012 prepared by Ms Pargeter but this witness did not attend the hearing to give oral evidence.
Ms Pargeter describes herself as an analyst and consultant specialising in political and security issues in North Africa and the Middle East.
largely because homosexuality is a taboo subject and is something that is kept hidden”.
We have used the acronym LGBT in this determination instead of using the phrase lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, being the term used by the witnesses.3.
Ms Chapman stated that no point was being taken with regard to the lack of tracing conducted by the respondent (KA (Afghanistan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 1014).
This appeal, under section 83(2) of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002, is against the decision of First-tier Tribunal Judge W L Grant who dismissed the appellant’s appeal against the Secretary of State’s decision to reject his asylum claim on 28th March 2011 but granted him discretionary leave to remain until 11th August 2012 in accordance with the published Asylum Policy Instruction on Discretionary Leave.
On 4th January 2012 it was found that the judge had erred in law in failing to make a finding on whether the appellant’s mother had committed suicide, as claimed, thus rendering the subsequent findings on credibility unsafe; and that the Judge had failed to take into account and assess in reaching his decision evidence before him as to the appellant’s claimed sexual orientation. No findings were preserved save that he was an Algerian citizen with a date of birth of 11th February 1995; that he had spent some 18 months in France prior to coming to the UK, had been charged with burglary in the UK about 2 weeks after his arrival, remanded in custody in Feltham Young Offender’s Institution and subsequently acquitted. The essence of the appellant’s claim is that when he was around 12 or 13 years old he began a sexual relationship with a young man 2 or 3 years older.
Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) OO (gay men: risk) Algeria CG  UKUT 00063 (IAC)THE IMMIGRATION ACTSHeard at Field House Determination Promulgated On 4th January, 22nd August and 23rd August 2012…………………………………Before UPPER TRIBUNAL JUDGE DAWSONUPPER TRIBUNAL JUDGE COKERBetween Oo Appellantand SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENTRespondenta) “Sodomy” and “acts against nature with a member of the same sex” are illegal under Penal Code Article 388 and 333 in Algeria and on conviction carry a criminal sentence of up to 3 years imprisonment and/or a fine.b) Criminal prosecutions of gay men under Articles 388 and 333 are, however, extremely rare.c) The evidence does not suggest that, as a general matter, societal and familial disapproval of male gay identity in Algeria reaches levels that are persecutory, within the meaning of Article 9 of the Qualification Directive or which otherwise reach the threshold required for protection under Article 15(b) of that Directive or Article 3 of the ECHR.d) That conclusion is reinforced by the evidence that the admittedly small number of gay men who live openly as such in Algeria do not, in general, suffer serious harm amounting to persecution.e) If somebody is able to establish that their behaviour was shaped by more than disapproval amounting to serious harm, they may be able to establish a need for protection.