Demonstrators attacked during LGBT rally in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv.

Kharkiv (Ukraine). Today «about thirthy youngsters» attacked an «LGBT demonstration» and two police officers «have been injured after having tried to disperse» the starters of this violent action, followed by evident moments of tension (AFP/YouTube).

Source: AFP-YouTube (18.05.2017).

The video shared by the news agency AFP on its YouTube channel shows rather strong images.

According to the on-screen text, the «LGBT activists» explained they wanted to «draw attention to the problem of homophobia in Ukraine», where cases of beating-up «of homosexuals by ultranationalist militants are frequent» (ibidem).


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