Moscow City Court Upholds Ban on Gay Pride Parades in Russian Capital for Next 100 Years

posted 12 Jun 2012, 05:36 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 12 Jun 2012, 05:38 ]
Source: (info), 07/06/12 

· The Courts  · Sexual minorities 

The court has dismissed an appeal by the founder of Moscow Gay Pride Nikolai Alekseev against a 100-year ban on Gay Prides in Moscow. Alekseev plans to take the case to the European Court of Human Rights. writes that on Wednesday 6 June Moscow City Court rejected the appeal by Nikolai Alekseev, the founder of the Moscow Gay Pride movement, against a ruling by Tverskoi district court that the Moscow city government's ban on public gay pride demonstrations from March 2012 to May 2112 was lawful. [Read more]