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Russia: First Convictions Under LGBT ‘Extremist’ Ruling

By Human Rights Watch
Click to expand Image Oleg Nefedov, a judge of Russia's Supreme Court, reads a decision on a ministry of justice's request to brand the "international LGBT movement" an extremist organisation and ban its activity, in Moscow on November 30, 2023. © 2023 NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP via Getty Images Russian courts have issued the first known extremism convictions arising from the 2023 Supreme Court decision designating the “international LGBT movement” as extremist. The Supreme Court decision opened the floodgates to allow arbitrary prosecution of LGBT people and of anyone who defends their rights…

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