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Former Raf sergeant gets a GBP 50,000 refund for illegal lay-off
London, UK - His homosexuality would be the main reason
The English Defense Ministry has accepted to pay GBP 50,000 as reimbursement for Cristopher Brown, today 40, who in 1999 was fired, after 20 years of activity in the Raf (Royal Air Force), because of his homosexuality. Brown was a mechanic who participated also to the first Gulf War, but his personal merits were put on the side, forcing the officer to appeal to the European Convention of Human Rights...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency