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#Queer Rights

Georgian Dream ramps up homophobic rhetoric as Pride Week approaches

The leaders of Georgia’s ruling party have made increasingly frequent homophobic statements in recent months.

Georgian Dream ramps up homophobic rhetoric as Pride Week approaches

By Tata Shoshiashvili

The leaders of Georgia’s ruling party have made increasingly frequent homophobic statements in recent months.

Azerbaijani activists reportedly detained after protesting detention of transgender women

Two activists were reportedly sentenced to 15 days of detention, while two others received fines on charges of petty hooliganism. 

Azerbaijani activists reportedly detained after protesting detention of transgender women

Two activists were reportedly sentenced to 15 days of detention, while two others received fines on charges of petty hooliganism. 

Chechen faces extradition to Russia from Armenia

Salman Mukayev is reportedly eligible for political asylum in Europe, but risks being extradited to Russia. 

Chechen faces extradition to Russia from Armenia

Salman Mukayev is reportedly eligible for political asylum in Europe, but risks being extradited to Russia. 

Queer ‘propaganda’ bill to be submitted to Georgian parliament

Details of the legislation have yet to be made public; but the move echoes a Russian queer propaganda law passed in 2013.

Queer ‘propaganda’ bill to be submitted to Georgian parliament

Details of the legislation have yet to be made public; but the move echoes a Russian queer propaganda law passed in 2013.

Georgian PM to speak at conservative conference in Hungary

The organisers of the CPAC conference in Budapest praised Irakli Gharibashvili for his stance against queer rights.

Georgian PM to speak at conservative conference in Hungary

The organisers of the CPAC conference in Budapest praised Irakli Gharibashvili for his stance against queer rights.

Chechen man publishes video denying homosexuality following detention

Idris Arsamikov was reportedly detained at a Moscow airport last week.

Chechen man publishes video denying homosexuality following detention

Idris Arsamikov was reportedly detained at a Moscow airport last week.

Queer Chechen man reportedly detained at Moscow airport 

Human rights activists report that the man had emigrated to the Netherlands after being detained and tortured in Chechnya because of his sexuality.

Queer Chechen man reportedly detained at Moscow airport 

Human rights activists report that the man had emigrated to the Netherlands after being detained and tortured in Chechnya because of his sexuality.

Georgia’s (in)human rights strategy 

Georgia’s Human Rights Strategy for the next eight years lists many key vulnerable groups, but queer people have been removed.

Georgia’s (in)human rights strategy 

By Shota Kincha

Georgia’s Human Rights Strategy for the next eight years lists many key vulnerable groups, but queer people have been removed.

Tbilisi court reduces sentences for 2021 anti-Pride rioters

The six men were involved in the attack on TV Pirveli journalist Miranda Baghaturia and camera operator Alexandre Lashkarava.

Tbilisi court reduces sentences for 2021 anti-Pride rioters

The six men were involved in the attack on TV Pirveli journalist Miranda Baghaturia and camera operator Alexandre Lashkarava.

Daghestani fashion designer cleared of ‘promoting queer propaganda’

A fashion show was held in October, in which two young men from Daghestan wore makeup.

Daghestani fashion designer cleared of ‘promoting queer propaganda’

A fashion show was held in October, in which two young men from Daghestan wore makeup.