Tag Archive | Alexander Lashkarava

Georgia: LGBT+ community live in fear after violence

Georgia: LGBT+ community live in fear after violence

Nino, a 25-year-old lesbian from Georgia, no longer feels at ease when she leaves the house. Since violence forced a Pride march to be cancelled earlier this month, she is afraid of being verbally abused or chased in the street. Reports of hate crimes have risen in the wake of the violence of July 5, […]

Georgia: Journalist Found Dead After LGBT+ Beating

Georgia: Journalist Found Dead After LGBT+ Beating

(Reuters) – A cameraman, one of several journalists beaten during attacks on LGBT+ activists in Tbilisi this week, has been found dead, TV Piveli said on Sunday, as hundreds took to the streets of Georgia’s capital calling on the authorities to punish those responsible. LGBT+ campaigners in the South Caucasus country of Georgia called off […]