ILGA-Europe calls on the European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy to speak out against the current human rights crisis in Russia.
World leaders: challenge Russia’s human rights abuses and clampdown on civil society at G20 meeting in St. Petersburg
PACE today called on the Russian Council of the Federation to reject the law on so-called "Propaganda of non-traditional sexual relationships among minors" and on the Parliament of Ukraine not to pursue the examination of the draft law on the prohibition of so-called "homosexual propaganda”.
Laws banning ‘propaganda of homosexuality’ are incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights and should be repealed, says European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission)
ILGA-Europe in the strongest possible manner condemns a homophobic federal law adopted today by the State Duma, the Russian parliament.
ILGA-Europe is extremely concerned by today’s approval by the Russian federal parliament (State Duma) of a draft legislation aimed at banning “propaganda of homosexuality” in Russia.
Joint media release by the International Commission of Jurists and ILGA-Europe.
ILGA-Europe’s Statement on a law on prohibition of the so-called propaganda of 'sodomy, lesbianism, bisexualism and transgenderism, and paedophilia to minors' and introduction of administrative offense adopted by St. Petersburg’s Legislative Assembly in second reading on 8 February 2012
ILGA-Europe’s Statement on a draft law on prohibition of the so-called propaganda of 'sodomy, lesbianism, bisexualism and transgenderism, and paedophilia to minors' and introduction of administrative offense proposed by St. Petersburg’s Legislative Assembly on 11 November 2011.
This report for the first time presents a comprehensive overview of the legal situation of LGBT people in Russia.