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Spectrum Human Rights Activist Granted an Asylum in the US

Spectrum Human Rights wholeheartedly congratulates Mr. Anatoly Kazakov, our activist, with a successful asylum application! All of us at Spectrum Human Rights wish Mr. Kazakov best of luck and we welcome him to his new home! Anatoly has always been an instrumental part of our team. He continues to contribute greatly into our effort to…

Spectrum Human Rights at the Gay Pride 2014 in Washington, DC

Spectrum Human Rights joined The DC Center Global and marched in the Capital Pride 2014 in Washington, DC on June 7, 2014. Our activists carried signs in English, Russian, Ukrainian and Belorussian demanding equal rights for LGBT people in Russia and former USSR. Spectrum Human Rights activist, Vladyslav Rekhovskyy, is holding a sign “LGBT Rights…

Magnitsky List Update Needed: Homophobic Russian Lawmaker “Represents” Interests of the Ukrainian Terrorists in Russia

According the Russian media sources, infamous homophobic author of the anti-gay laws in Russia, Vitaly Milonov, has been appointed to represent the interests of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk republic” in the Russian Federation. The self-proclaimed state’s activities are headed by the Donetsk Republic organization, a group which has been banned in Ukraine since 2007, and as of 16 May…

Straight Human Rights Activist Attacked in Moscow for Supporting LGBT Rally

Nikolay Kavkazskiy, well known Russian human rights activist (who happens to be straight), was attacked by pro-Putin forces near the “Oktyabrskaya” subway station in Moscow. Putin’s fascists pepper sprayed his eyes. Mr. Kavkazskiy came to support a “Rainbow Meeting” dedicated to the protection of the Russian LGBT teenagers rights. The meeting had been authorized by Moscow…

Openly Gay Lawyer Attacked in Moscow

Andrey Zaytsev, an openly gay lawyer in Russia, has been brutally attacked  by his neighbor in the apartment complex in Moscow.  The attacker tried to suffocate Mr. Zaytsev while shouting homophobic slurs and insults aimed at the victim’s sexual orientation. Mr. Zaytsev managed to escape and retreat to his apartment and call the local police. Also, he…

Putin’s Militants Torture & Kill Ukrainians: US Mass Media Keeps Silence

Putin’s militants commit war crimes in Ukraine routinely kidnapping and torturing people. The video footage of these outrageous and heinous crimes is broadcasted freely on Russian state TV in prime time. Yet, only selected media channels on the West reported it such as The Telegraph. Oddly enough US front line media such as CNN, Fox,…

SPECTRUM HUMAN RIGHTS HOLDS ‘DAY OF SOLIDARITY ‘ PROTEST

WASHINGTON, DC – Around a dozen members of the Spectrum Human Rights group held a silent protest in solidarity with the LGBT community in Russia in front of the White House Sunday afternoon. The event marked the end of the seventh annual “Week Against Homophobia” in Russia, and there were companion protests held across Russian…

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