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Russia: Reject absurd bill that targets gay people

Headline Title:  Russia: Reject absurd bill that targets gay people 17 December 2012 Russian politicians must reject a controversial new law that targets what it describes as the “propaganda of homosexuality among minors” when it comes before the country’s Parliament or “Duma” on 19 December, Amnesty International said. In a letter to the State Duma, the organization is calling on parliamentarians to respect the country’s international obligations to protect the right to freedom of expression and assembly of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. The law would…

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