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Ukraine: Attacker detained during LGBT / Euromaidan rally01:15

Ukraine: Attacker detained during LGBT / Euromaidan rally

Ukraine, Kiev
January 11, 2014 at 14:51 GMT +00:00 · Published

Ukraine: Attacker detained during LGBT / Euromaidan rally

An attempted violent attack was allegedly thwarted by Euromaidan public guards a midst a pro-LGBT, pro-Euro integration rally in Kiev's Bessarabska Square on Saturday.

According to the 40 ralliers, the officially registered LGBT Union have failed to adequately address and protect the rights of homosexuals and transgender people across Ukraine. However, some activists leaders have said that the Euromaidan protests are not the time and place for LGBT rallies.

Zoyan Kis, a Euromaidan activist said, "We came to inform that this so-called action of sexual minorities is a total provocation. It has been organized by the people who are against European integration of Ukraine. The people here have been paid."

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Ukraine: Attacker detained during LGBT / Euromaidan rally

An attempted violent attack was allegedly thwarted by Euromaidan public guards a midst a pro-LGBT, pro-Euro integration rally in Kiev's Bessarabska Square on Saturday.

According to the 40 ralliers, the officially registered LGBT Union have failed to adequately address and protect the rights of homosexuals and transgender people across Ukraine. However, some activists leaders have said that the Euromaidan protests are not the time and place for LGBT rallies.

Zoyan Kis, a Euromaidan activist said, "We came to inform that this so-called action of sexual minorities is a total provocation. It has been organized by the people who are against European integration of Ukraine. The people here have been paid."