The next and last contact he had with police was in late March, when police notified him by mail that the investigation had been suspended as of March 22, because they could not identify the assailants. Two days later, on October 12, around 10 LGBT activists held a small, peaceful, public outreach event in northeastern Moscow.
Nikita N. But Human Rights Watch has described the law as a tool for anti-gay discrimination coming with a rise in violence and harassment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and homophobic hate speech by Why is violence against gay people widely tolerated in Russia officials and public figures.
There is no homophobia in Russia. Many of these mobsters have an IQ so low, that it's hard for them to find a decent job, and they join the police. The federal law banning LGBT propaganda among minors was passed unanimously by the Russian Duma; as the bill amended an existing child protection law, it is difficult to know whether or not all of the MPs, and their respective political parties, supported every aspect of the bill or not.
Russia has ratified numerous international human rights treaties that place obligations on it to protect the rights of individuals against violence and other type of abuses. Basically the main reason is government over-exaggeration and focus on the topic for its own goals.
Would you be able to share them with us? Thirty-nine of those interviewed for this report were representatives of LGBT nongovernmental organizations NGOsunregistered groups, and mainstream human rights organizations.
Archived from the original on 5 December In April she was called to a meeting with the university administration and given an ultimatum: either work at Rakurs or at SAFU. If you take Belize as an example, it has ratified all the key UN human rights treaties and in their constitution they have a right to a private life, to equality, to dignity.
He told Human Rights Watch that several riot police grabbed him because he was trying to prevent anti-gay counter-protesters from harassing and attacking other activists:. Archived from the original on 17 November