Russia: Feminist activist Yulia Tsvetkova fined for “gay propaganda” and facing criminal “pornography” charges | Amnesty International

Reacting to today’s imposition of a heavy fine on feminist and LGBTI-activist Yulia Tsvetkova under the homophobic “gay propaganda” law for administering LGBTI-themed groups on social media, Natalia Zviagina, Amnesty International’s Russia Director, said:

“Once again, a Russian human rights activist pays a heavy price – in every sense – for simply spreading the ideals of inclusiveness, tolerance and women’s empowerment.