Moscow Court Upholds Ban of Moscow Gay Pride by Mayor Luzhkov
Pride organisers will defy the ban and protest outside the offices of the European Commission
A judge at the Tverskoy District Court in Moscow confirmed today the legality of the earlier ban of the Moscow Pride march by the Mayor of the Russian capital, Yuri Luzhkov.
But Pride organisers are still insisting that they will defy the ban and go ahead with an event outside the official offices of the representative of the European Commission.
The decision of Judge Marina Chernova follows a similar outcome of another hearing yesterday at the Tagansky District Court concerning the ban of three pickets applied by the organizers and banned by the Prefecture of the Central Area of the city..
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