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UN Committee against Torture: Russian authorities should publicly condemn violence against LGBT people

posted 30 Nov 2012, 10:34 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 30 Nov 2012, 10:38 ]
26 November 2012

Coming Out

On Friday 23 November, the UN Committee against Torture published its concluding observations on the consideration of the periodic report of the Russian Federation on the implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. A set of recommendations by the Committee concerned the need to combat hate crimes against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Russia. [Read more]