Case #12240

Country of Origin: 
El Salvador
Type of persecution: 
Gang-related violence
HIV/AIDS status
Rape or sexual violence (non-domestic and non-gang))
Sexual orientation
Gender of applicant: 

Case Summary

The San Francisco Asylum Office granted asylum to a Salvadoran man who contracted HIV/AIDS after being raped by multiple gang members, who attacked him because of his sexual orientation.

Date Submitted

Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 13:08