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Jerusalem: Gay Pride parade goes ahead amid tight security

Jerusalem: Gay Pride parade goes ahead amid tight security

Some 20,000 people turned out on Thursday last (2nd) for Jerusalem’s annual Gay Pride parade, flanked by police officers after threats by some Jewish activists to disrupt the celebration. They waved rainbow flags and a few Israeli ones with rainbow motifs as they processed through the Jewish part of Jerusalem on a march that went […]

Jerusalem: Six LGBT Activists Stabbed At Pride Parade By Previous Stabber

Jerusalem: Six LGBT Activists Stabbed At Pride Parade By Previous Stabber

An ultra-orthodox Jew, who had just been released from prison for a previous stabbing incident at the 2005 Pride Parade, stabbed six people at this year’s Jerusalem Pride Parade, leaving two in a serious condition. Yishai Shlissel was arrested at the scene, and was the same person responsible for stabbing three people at the 2005 […]