Kyiv LGBT festival evacuated due to bomb threat

Source : 112 Ukraine

100 participants waited outside whilst police finished their sweep of the building
17:43, 14 May 2016



The participants of Kyiv LGBT festival which takes place in MediaHub, are evacuated by police due to reports of mining the place, - writes Strana with the reference to the policemen’s conversation.

Currently, the field investigators with dogs are working at the scene. About 100 participants are standing in the yard in front of the building waiting for the completion of checking. The situation is calm, the police is on duty at the scene.

Earlier in Ukraine Lviv District Court banned LGBT action

In addition, the radical activists gathered close to the building of MediaHub, but they are not aggressive to the police or the festival participants.

Related: PACE called on Ukrainian authorities to prosecute those involved in breakdown of LGBT festival

Related: Geoffrey Pyatt condemned an attack on LGBT people in Lviv

Related: Ukrainian authorities "encourage" aggression against LGBT - Amnesty International

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