Sunday, August 5, 2018

Russian police arrest LGBT activists in St Petersburg


Russian police detained around 25 gay rights activists who took part in an unsanctioned rally in St Petersburg.

Organisers had said they would stage one-man protests to demand freedom of association after city authorities turned down their request to hold a parade.

A few dozen activists gathered at Palace Square in defiance of a ban on holding the rally.

Police detained campaigners who unfurled rainbow flags or held placards, dragging them into a police bus. 

There were no clashes between police and the activists.

Russia passed a law in 2013 banning the spreading of gay “propaganda” to harass and intimidate LGBT activists into silence.




5 comments:

  1. By LeeArdo37: They are fucking arresting us for fighting for our rights!? Who are we that we cant even trust the god damn police!?

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  2. By john_is_nude: GAYS HAVE RIGHTS

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  3. By Pierrick's Theme: Start an ACT UP Group NOW! Raise some Fucking Hell with them Goddam Neanderthals!

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  4. By Alexander van der Hilst-Frijn: Amazing how scared they are of human beings

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  5. By Claude Lanteigne: It show that peoples are not as open as they want us to believed

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