Human Rights Watch has released an online video documenting the normalisation of violence against LGBT people in Russia.
Russians are living with new laws that criminalise the ‘propagandising’ of homosexuality. According to Human Rights Watch there is a deteriorating situation of widespread and concerted abuse against LGBT people and activists. They report that the authorities’ failure to act and some officials’ homophobic comments expose LGBT people to further harassment and violence and embolden the attackers.
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