Gay Saudi Diplomat Seeks Asylum In U.S., Says His Life Is In Danger

A gay Saudi diplomat has applied for asylum in the United States because he says he will be killed for his sexual orientation if he returns home. Ali Ahmad Asseri, an officer at Saudi Arabia's consulate in Los Angeles, made his case public in recent days, going against the advice of his lawyer. Asseri claimed in a letter sent to various news outlets that he was also at risk for a close friendship with a Jewish woman from Israel. My life is in a great danger here," Asseri reportedly wrote in...Full Story
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