Putin visits Finland, Seta demands respect of lgbti people’s human rights.
Finland’s president Sauli Niinistö meets the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, today in Naantali, Finland. The LGBTI human rights NGO Seta asks Putin to turn down the anti-lgbti law and tells Finland’s president and government to condemn the law.
Seta is also worried because of the ”foreign agents” law of Russia that is being used to pressure human rights organizations, some of which are LGBTI organizations.
Seta is an LGBTI human rights NGO founded in 1974. It has 21 member organisations all around Finland. Seta aims at a society where everyone can live freely irrespective of their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Seta is a member of the international LGBTI organisations ILGA-Europe, Transgender Europe and IGLYO.
Chairperson Juha-Pekka Hippi
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