Bil Browning

Human Rights Are an Insult to Society?

Filed By Bil Browning | April 14, 2012 1:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: G8 summit, human rights abuses, insult to society, LGBT rights, Russian Federation, Sergei Ryabkov

"Under the pretext of protecting the so-called sexual minorities, in effect there's aggressive propaganda and the imposition of certain behavior and values that may insult the majority of the society."

-- Russia's deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov after the Russian Federation refused to join the other G8 foreign ministers in affirming the human rights of LGBT people. Russia has recently started attacking LGBT people legislatively and tacitly condones physical violence against the queer community.

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