Russian feminist and LGBTI activist Yulia Tsvetkova has been acquitted

Russian feminist and LGBTI activist Yulia Tsvetkova has been acquitted

On 15 July, Yulia Tsvetkova, a Russian activist facing criminal ‘pornography’ charges for feminist art, was acquitted after a 3-year ordeal. Tsvetkova was charged with with ‘distribution of pornography’ in connection with online dissemination of her feminist drawings. Tsvetkova’s trial began in April 2021 after an investigation during which she was fined for spreading LGBT “propaganda” and put under house arrest. In May of last year, she launched a hunger strike to protest the case against her.

Read more.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.