For Russian LGBTI groups, along with the rest of the civil society in the country, 2021 started with the arrival of new barriers to their work.
freedom of expression
In the past months, LGBTI people have been criminally persecuted for their activism in different parts of Europe and Central Asia. In today’s blog, we bring you three astonishing cases of brave LGBTI activists who could face prison time because they peacefully stood up for human rights.
After a first postponement in November, the trial against Elżbieta, Anna and Joanna will take place on January 13.
NGOs call to drop unfounded charges for peaceful activism.
The European Commission and member states are duty bound to hold Poland accountable to EU Treaties.
After nearly 2 years of mounting pressure, things came to a boiling point yesterday, August 7, in Warsaw.
Joint public statement from Amnesty International, ILGA-Europe and All Out
Officially launched at the European Parliament in Brussels on 24 April, the report contains a thorough legal analysis of the anti-LGBTI ‘propaganda’ laws that exist or have been proposed in Europe
The ban on public events organised by LGBTI groups has been upheld by Ankara’s 4th and 13th Administrative Courts.
On 26 July, Evdokiya Romanova, a Samara activist for civil rights, was summoned to the police under an administrative offense - "propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations using the Internet" among minors.