Sunday, January 5, 2014
Don't Deport Ali Choudhry
Although I think it is harsh to say that Pakistan will immediately imprison him. There are plenty of gays that live there albeit a closeted life. However, if Ali has managed to find love and choose to live in a country where he can be more open, he needs to be supported!
Dear Scott Morrison,
Please grant Ali Choudhry a visa to remain in Australia. Ali is facing deportation to Pakistan this Wednesday after his application for a visa was refused, despite being in a relationship with his partner Matt for nearly four years. If deported, there is a risk Ali could be imprisoned for life in Pakistan, where being openly gay carries a long jail sentence. Having grown up in the United States, Ali is also unable to read or write the local language.
You can sign the petition here!