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Georgia: Scuffles erupt as anti-LGBT protesters gather outside football stadium01:33

Georgia: Scuffles erupt as anti-LGBT protesters gather outside football stadium

Georgia, Kutaisi
November 14, 2017 at 07:40 GMT -00:00 · Published

Anti-LGBT demonstrators gathered outside Kutaisi’s Torpedo Stadium on Monday, to protest against support for LGBT rights by players ahead of a friendly football match between Georgia and Belarus.

The protest was organised by ‘Georgian March’, and listed the exclusion of player Guram Kashia for wearing a captain’s armband with the LGBT rainbow flag as one of their demands.

Several LGBT flags were burned during the protest, after demonstrators were dispersed from the stadium.

Manifestantes anti-LGBT se reunieron el lunes afuera del Torpedo Stadium de Kutaisi, para protestar contra el apoyo mostrado al colectivo LGBT por parte de los jugadores antes de un partido de fútbol amistoso entre Georgia y Bielorrusia.

La protesta fue organizada por 'Georgian March', y entre sus demandas se encuentra la exclusión del jugador Guram Kashia por llevar el brazalete de capitán con la bandera del arco iris LGBT.

Varias banderas LGBT fueron quemadas durante la protesta, antes de que los manifestantes fueran dispersados de alrededor del estadio.

Georgia: Scuffles erupt as anti-LGBT protesters gather outside football stadium01:33
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Anti-LGBT demonstrators gathered outside Kutaisi’s Torpedo Stadium on Monday, to protest against support for LGBT rights by players ahead of a friendly football match between Georgia and Belarus.

The protest was organised by ‘Georgian March’, and listed the exclusion of player Guram Kashia for wearing a captain’s armband with the LGBT rainbow flag as one of their demands.

Several LGBT flags were burned during the protest, after demonstrators were dispersed from the stadium.

Manifestantes anti-LGBT se reunieron el lunes afuera del Torpedo Stadium de Kutaisi, para protestar contra el apoyo mostrado al colectivo LGBT por parte de los jugadores antes de un partido de fútbol amistoso entre Georgia y Bielorrusia.

La protesta fue organizada por 'Georgian March', y entre sus demandas se encuentra la exclusión del jugador Guram Kashia por llevar el brazalete de capitán con la bandera del arco iris LGBT.

Varias banderas LGBT fueron quemadas durante la protesta, antes de que los manifestantes fueran dispersados de alrededor del estadio.

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