Please check out the new WECF website on!

Stay here to browse our website archive (2004-2019).

WECF Deutschland

WECF France

WECF Nederland




The Nordic council condems Russia's anti-homosexual law

The Nordic Council strongly condemns the new Russian law banning so-called "homosexual propaganda

05.02.2013 |Nordic Council

the Nordic Council issued a statement criticising the new Russian law aimed at restricting freedom of speech for homosexuals.

The Nordic council is made up of the countries Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. According to Vice-President of the Nordic council, Per-Kristian Foss: "The new Russian law violates not only basic human rights, it also harks back to a dark past that nobody is served by restoring."

In August 2012, the Nordic Council also criticised the Pussy Riot trial earlier in the year.

Click here to read the full press release.

Related News

MEP Michèle Rivasi expresses support for environmental activist Nadezhda Kutepova
WECF partner Kutepova risks prosecution by Russian authorities after whistleblowing on nuclear disaster in Ozerk

WECF Partner, Environmental and Human Rights Activist on the run with three of her children
"Charity boss flees with young kids after Russia’s NGO crackdown" - Nadezhda Kutepova fears jail if she returns home

WECF proud to be amongst the few nominees for prestigious EUSEW Sustainable Energy Award
WECF’s Energy Project Shortlisted for top 10 energy projects, leaving behind hundreds of contestants

«Женщины Европы за общее будущее» (WECF) и арт-проект «Пространство для современного искусства» (PLATFORM3) объявляют о проведении конкурса для художников
Эксперимент «Климатический взгляд» - это диалог между искусством, наукой и повседневной жизнью, платформа для художественного исследования и творчества, будет проходить в формате десятидневного тренинга в Мюнхене, Германия в сентябре 2011 года.
09.05.2011 | Sabine Bock