[2017] Report on incidents of discrimination and violence on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity in 2016 in Saint Petersburg, Russia

This report is based on the results of the discrimination monitoring research undertaken by Coming Out LGBT initiative group in 2016. The report covers main types of discrimination the LGBTIQ community of Saint Petersburg faced in 2016: hate crimes, violation of the right to freedom of assembly and its negative impact on the activities of LGBT initiatives, labor discrimination, public outings and other violations. This report features descriptions of specific cases of human rights abuses as well as an analysis of the situation of LGBTIQ communities in Saint Petersburg from the perspective of Russian legislation and international human rights standards.

Sections of the report:
Hate crimes
- Murders
- Physical assaults
- Setup dates
Restricted freedom of assembly
Obstructions to LGBT activism
Vulnerability and discrimination of LGBTIQ people in everyday life
- Workplace discrimination against LGBTIQ people
- Outing campaigns
- Discrimination in the service sector
- Other types of discrimination

Saint-Petersburg, 2016. 70 pages. File size - 1,1 MB.

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