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
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.
This morning, the Seimas had been due to vote on a bill designed to restrict freedom of expression and freedom of assembly.
A bill designed to restrict freedom of expression and freedom of assembly has made an unwelcome reappearance on Lithuania’s parliamentary agenda.
On 27 January 2015, local parliament of the Russian Samara region voted to keep an explicit ban on “propaganda of transgenderism” in a local law.
In January, the Ukrainian Parliament withdrew the draft of so-called “homosexuality anti-propaganda” law from its agenda.
On 11 October 2013, the Moldovan Parliament abolished a law banning ‘homosexual propaganda’.
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