The Russian Supreme Court Recognized the LGBT Movement as Extremist and Banned It

The Supreme Court of Russia recognized the LGBT movement as extremist and banned its activities in the country, TASS reported, quoted by BTA.

The decision was taken at the request of the Ministry of Justice and is subject to immediate implementation.

Slovenian LGBT NGOs critical of Serbia’s ban on EuroPride

Ljubljana – LGBT organisations in Slovenia expressed their disappointment and concerns over Serbia’s recent decision to ban the EuroPride march that was supposed to take place in Belgrade this year. This shows the negligence by the current Serbian government in its treatment of social minorities, they said.

Turkey Frees 373 Detained at Banned Istanbul Pride March

Hundreds of LGBT activists detained for taking part in a banned Istanbul Pride Parade on Sunday were released on Monday after a night in detention.

"Police interrogation of 373 people who were detained yesterday is now over, and they will be sent to hospital before being released," the organisers of Istanbul Pride Week said.