ADDED ON: 07/08/2021

Cannot Be Excused’: Thousands Rally In Georgia To Denounce Anti-LGBT Violence

07/07/2021 | Radio Free Europe

TBILISI — Thousands have rallied in the Georgian capital to denounce violence against the LGBTQ community that shocked the nation and drew condemnation from Western embassies in the Caucasus nation. LGBTQ activists were forced to call off a pride march on July 5 in Tbilisi after opponents attacked activists and journalists and after the Georgian government and the Georgian Orthodox Church spoke out against the event. At least 50 journalists were attacked by mobs at different locations, including two RFE/RL reporters.


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