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.