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Russia’s anti-gay ‘propaganda law’ assault on freedom of expression

Headline Title:  Russia’s anti-gay ‘propaganda law’ assault on freedom of expression 25 January 2013 Russia’s Parliament has backed a bill which outlaws the “propaganda of homosexuality among minors” in a move that will restrict fundamental human rights and is in breach of the country’s international obligations to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people from discrimination, Amnesty International said today. The State Duma voted almost unanimously in favour of the controversial measure with only one parliamentarian against and another abstaining, during…

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