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Homophobia in Russia

The minorities are always the first ones to suffer when a country is turning into a dictatorship. We know that bigots are stupid, but let this reminds us that the police is never going to be our friend : Eggs and punches at Russia gay march.

“Where are the police? Why aren’t you protecting us?” Mr Cappato shouted as nationalists gathered nearby, prompting officers to take the MEP away and drive him to a police station. (…)

Police intervened to arrest dozens of gay rights activists and only rarely detained their attackers.

Et aussi en français, la police interpelle des homosexuels à Moscou:

La lenteur de l’intervention des policiers leur laissait cependant toute latitude pour asséner plusieurs coups.

Vladimir Luxuria a eu de la chance de s’en tirer vivante.