What are the major challenges that LGBT activists encounter in Latvia? Evita Goša is a board member of Mozaika in Riga, an alliance of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender persons, and friends. In this video, she describes how ignorance and stigma feed into repressive actions of various political actors in her country:
This interview was conducted at a roundtable organized by the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights defenders. The event brought together 55 defenders from several COE countries. Read this blog post by Violeta Krasnic to learn more about the situation of human rights defenders across Europe.