Male State: Russian court bans ‘extremist’ group for anti-women and anti-gay movement

A Russian court banned an “extremist” a social media movement called Male State, for inciting hatred of women and gay people. Last week YouTube and the messaging service Telegram blocked access to channels run by Male State’s founder, Vladislav Pozdnyakov. The group, set up in 2016, has attracted thousands of followers. They initially organised on […]


Russian man sentenced to 42 months prison for continuously making horse noises

A man in Russia was sentenced to three and a half years in jail for continuously torturing his neighbours by making horse neighing sounds at night. The 47-year-old man used to make such sounds for two hours every night and did not let his neighbours sleep peacefully. The affected neighbours had made as many as […]