The Hungarian Helsinki Committee, Hungary – No more humiliating and stigmatizing “psychological testing” of sexual orientation in asylum procedures

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that psychological testing of sexual orientation in asylum procedures interferes with applicants’ right to private life, and as such, cannot be taken into consideration in the course of an asylum procedure. The Hungarian Helsinki Committee has been advocating against these methods, systematically used by the Hungarian asylum authority, arguing that they are outdated, scientifically questionable and based on homophobic stereotypes.

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