Friday, May 19, 2006

Gay terrorists welcome!

Sure...this one looks gay. But how many
straight terrorists made it into Norway?

Norway's Aftenposten is reporting that Iranians claiming that they're homosexual have been given unconditional asylum in Norway. According to the article, the Directorate of Immigration took all claims on faith:
The UDI granted asylum even if the testimony often had little backing or appeared to be patently false, newspaper VG reports.
According to VG, UDI representatives have presented a range of cases in the Iran asylum affair where caseworkers clearly note their skepticism towards the applicant testimony given, but asylum was granted.
Given Iran's notorious persecution of homosexuals, it's easy to understand Norway's sympathy. But Norway is a Schengen country, meaning that once in the country, they can travel without hindrance to any other country which is signatory to the Schengen agreement. Those countries, according to the EuroVisa web site are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Greece, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain and Sweden.

2 comments:

dizzyfatplonka said...

Where did you get that picture. HA HA! "Is that a grenade or are you just pleased to see me"

Eric said...

Heheh...it's amazing the pictures one can turn up on the Internet, eh?