Jul 172012

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activist Nikolai Alekseev on Wednesday to appeal against a decision on the legality of the ban Mosgorsude gay pride parade in the capital, and in September, intends to apply to the European Court of human rights (ECHR) against all bans public gay shares in Arkhangelsk, he said Tuesday in his microblog on Twitter.

"Just received the decision of the Tver district (the capital) on the legality of the ban gay pride in Moscow ... I think that the delay will not. Appeal against a decision tomorrow in Mosgorsude and send to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, "wrote Alekseev in Twitter.

Gay activists took to the streets on May 27 Moscow to take part in unsanctioned rallies. First they picketed the Moscow is building, and the second action took place at a building of the Moscow City Hall. Many participants, including Alexeyev were detained.

Gay activists for years trying to hold in Moscow protest in support of sex minorities, but they've never been able to reconcile it with the metropolitan authorities.

Cracks in Arkhangelsk

"Today sent to the Presidency of the Arkhangelsk Court five reconsideration for banning more than a dozen public events LGBTs in Arkhangelsk. In September, are going all bans public LGBT events in Arkhangelsk in the ECHR. Left to get waivers of the Presidium of the Court and go! "posted by Alekseev.

Laws banning promotion of homosexuality among juveniles admitted to Leningrad, Arkhangelsk, Ryazan and Kostroma oblast. In addition, 7 June, a similar law was passed in Novosibirsk oblast.

In April, the court fined the Archangel and two more activists for promoting homosexuality. According to the MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS of the region, they were arrested in January with such slogans as "Homosexuality is a healthy form of sexuality".