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Tue Feb 4, 2014, 08:59 AM

 

Rights Group Releases Video of LGBT Attacks in Russia

Source: NY Times blog

With just days left until the start on Friday of the Sochi Winter Olympics, Human Rights Watch released a video on Tuesday that highlights the disturbing violence and discrimination that gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual people face in Russia.


In a statement accompanying the footage, Human Rights Watch urged the Russian authorities to address the “deteriorating situation” of abuse against LGBT people and activists, saying that a failure to act has exposed them to further harassment and violence and has emboldened attackers.

Read more: http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/04/rights-group-releases-video-of-lgbt-attacks-in-russia/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_php=true&_type=blogs&src=twr&_r=1&



And this is before the Olympics. Wonder how much repression we'll see DURING?

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7962 Feb 2014 OP
Behind the Aegis Feb 2014 #1
7962 Feb 2014 #2
William769 Feb 2014 #3
countryjake Feb 2014 #4
Tarheel_Dem Feb 2014 #5

Response to 7962 (Original post)

Tue Feb 4, 2014, 03:15 PM

1. B-b-b-ut, Russia just jailed three for a homophobic murder...

...and Putin assures us there will be no harm to gays as long as they "leave the children be!"



We will see the real problems, kind of, after the Olympics are gone.

The video from the link:

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Tue Feb 4, 2014, 04:09 PM

2. Many of these scenes look just like what was done to the Jews before WW2

 

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Tue Feb 4, 2014, 04:27 PM

3. And people will still enjoy the Olympics.

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Tue Feb 4, 2014, 05:36 PM

4. Kick

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Tue Feb 4, 2014, 07:29 PM

5. This sort of thing used to get DU pretty worked up. Wonder what's happened? K&R!!!!

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