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HRW: Russia Fails to Protect LGBT Community

Human Rights Watch says Russian authorities have failed "in their obligation to prevent and prosecute homophobic violence." The human rights group said Monday that growing numbers of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have been attacked and harassed across Russia since a 2013 controversial "propaganda" law that "effectively legalized discrimination against LGBT people and cast them as second-class citizens." An 85-page report entitled...

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