Gaystarnews.com reports that Section 8 of Trinidad and Tobago's immigration law states that 'entry into Trinidad and Tobago ... is prohibited [to]:
(a) persons who are idiots, imbeciles, feeble-minded persons, persons suffering from dementia;
(c) persons who are dumb, blind or otherwise physically defective, or physically handicapped;
(d) people with criminal convictions;
(e) prostitutes, homosexuals or persons ... suspected as coming to Trinidad and Tobago for these or any other immoral purposes;
(f) persons who are reasonably suspected of attempting to bring into Trinidad and Tobago or of procuring prostitutes or other persons for the purpose of prostitution or homosexual or other immoral purposes;'
Tomlinson says unless he lies, he cannot enter the country to attend a United Nations HIV workshop and a conference on human rights. He refuses to do so and instead has decided to take action against what he says is a restriction against his freedom of movement within the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) conference on human rights.
Gaystarnews.com has more.