European Court Of Human Rights Condemns Russia’s ‘Gay Propaganda’ Law

The European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday that a Russian law banning the promotion of homosexuality is discriminatory and encourages homophobia. The court also said the law breached European treaty rules on freedom of expression.

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European Court Of Human Rights Condemns Russia’s ‘Gay Propaganda’ Law

The European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday that a Russian law banning the promotion of homosexuality is discriminatory and encourages homophobia. The court also said the law breached European treaty rules on freedom of expression. “In today’s Chamber judgment 1 in the case of Bayev and Others v. Russia (application nos. 67667/09, 44092/12 and 56717/12)…

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