Anti-LGBTQ protest action in Kyiv

Source : 112 Ukraine

Police reported no violence between representatives of sex minorities and their opponents
20:39, 13 June 2017

Anti-LGBTQ protest in Kyiv, June 2017

The Pride Week ins underway in Kyiv; on June 13, the Ukrainian capital hosted the anti-LGBTQ protest action. 112 Ukraine TV channel reported that on late Tuesday.

The action took place near the International Amnesty building. There are a handful of opponents to LGBTQ society; about 50 law enforcers maintain public order. No cases of violence were reported, as the LGBTQ representatives walked inside the building.

The Pride Week will wrap up with the Pride March in Kyiv on June 18; about 5,000 people are going to participate. MEP Rebecca Harms urged the Ukrainian government to provide safety during the march.

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