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The administration of Komsomolsk-on-Amur banned youth festival of activist art, accusing him of “depraved contagion”, said “the Tape.ru” Director “Merak” Yulia Tsvetkov.
According to her, the city authorities forced an independent ground to revoke the agreement with the theatre and children’s performances saw propaganda homoseksualnych relations.
The Creator of the theatre added that the children would “show their performances in other, less backward cities of Russia”, and will continue to search the area outside of Komsomolsk-on-Amur.
Children’s art festival had to pass on 16 and 17 March.
Earlier Tsvetkov said that the attention of officials was drawn by the name “Blue and pink” gender stereotypes about what boys don’t cry, and girls dream of marriage, but personality is more important than any prejudice. Also, the officials saw criticism of the Soviet Union in the anti-militarist statements. March 11 and 12 children, the authors and the actors of interrogated employees of Department on struggle against extremism. Very Tsvetkov was interrogated in the Department of four hours.
On 20 June the European court of human rights ruled in the case “Bayev, Kiselev, Alekseyev V. Russia”. The court found a violation of the rights of these citizens to Express their opinions and ordered the Russian government to pay about 49 thousand euros as compensation for moral and material damages and in compensation costs. The ECHR considered that although the Russian law banning gay propaganda aimed primarily at the protection of children, their use was arbitrary.
The law banning the propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations among minors was adopted in Russia in 2013. Violators face a fine of one million rubles.
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