Prosecution of ‘foreign agents’ continues in St. Petersburg

posted 29 May 2013, 12:51 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 29 May 2013, 12:51 ]
27 May 2013 

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On Monday 27 May in St. Petersburg the first hearing took place in the trial of the LGBT organization Coming Out on charges of failing to register as a ‘foreign agent’. As Rosbalt reports, based on information provided by activists, of 40 non-profit organizations that have been inspected by prosecutors in St. Petersburg, three have been ordered by prosecutors to register as ‘foreign agents’: the LGBT organization Coming Out, the LGBT film festival Side by Side, and the Memorial Anti-Discrimination Centre. [Read more]