Law banning promotion of homosexuality breaches freedom of expression rules, says European court of human rights

The European court of human rights has ruled that a Russian law banning the promotion of homosexuality breaches European treaty rules on freedom of expression and is discriminatory against gay people.

Three Russian gay rights activists brought the case against the 2013 federal statute, widely known as the “gay propaganda” law, after they were fined for holding banners to encourage acceptance of homosexuality between 2009 and 2012.

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