Serbian Government Bans Belgrade Gay Pride Again

Published Date Author: , April 8th, 2013

Gay Pride Flag San FranciscoOnce again, the Serbian Interior Ministry has announced plans to ban Belgrade’s Gay pride celebration, citing issues with violence. Passport Magazine reports:

Liberal Democrat European justice & human rights spokeswoman and London MEP Sarah Ludford has condemned the banning of Belgrade Pride for the second year running. Serbia’s Interior Ministry announced today that they would ban this year’s Pride, claiming concerns over public safety following threats of violence and intimidation from some groups.

Once again, the LGBT community is being punished for the violent acts of anti-gay groups in Serbia. Belgrade’s gay pride was also banned last year.

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