Picketers against homophobia beaten up in Voronezh

posted 24 Jan 2013, 00:37 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 27 Jan 2013, 11:21 ]
21 January 2013

Source: HRO.org (info
Participants in a picket in Voronezh against a bill to ban "homosexual propaganda" have been beaten up, Grani.ru reports, citing the Voronezh-based human rights website Article20.org. One of the organisers of the picket, gay activist Andrei Nasonov, was hospitalised. The picket, which had been approved by the authorities, was held on Nikitinskaya Square, near the Proletariat cinema. [Read more]