Russian lawmakers have filed a lawsuit with the nation supreme courts to outlaw the LGBTQ plus international movement as extremist this is the latest Cippling blow against the already troubled LGBTQ communities in the
increasingly conservative country. Russia’s justice ministry said it has launched
administrative legal claim with the Supreme Court to recognise the national LGBTQ public movement as extreme extremist and ban its activity in Russia.
The ministry said that Russia Supreme Court has scheduled a hearing to consider the lawsuit it will take place on November 30th. The ministry did not specify whether it was seeking the closure of any specific groups or
organisation or if the designation would apply community causes and even individuals interestingly. This comes after Russians president Vladimis Putin said the LGBTQ plus community is a part of society speaking at the cultural for forum in St petersburg Putin said it’s required to show the life of the LGBTQ community when competing at cultural contest in Western countries.
Officials interest that “Non – Traditional sexual relations” Are not banned in Russia.
Activities faced pressure from the state, as well as from homophobic and transphobic groups often Enduring physical attacking.
LGBTQ charity boss Dilya Gafurova, who has left Russia told AFP news agency that authorities were not just trying to “erase us from the public”they want to ban us as a social group. “We’ll continue our fight”, She said.
WRITTEN BY: VARSHA K , COLLEGE NAME: SDM LAW COLLEGE MANGALORE , A 8TH SEMESTER LEGAL JOURNALISM INTERN AT LEGAL VIDHIYA
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