Tag Archive | Right Sector

Ukraine: Clashes At Gay Pride March Lead To Injuries And Arrests

Ukraine: Clashes At Gay Pride March Lead To Injuries And Arrests

A peaceful gay pride march yesterday was disrupted by right-wing activists, members of the Pravy Sektor (Right Sector) a group which had been active in demonstrations to unseat the Ukranian President last year. The group’s aim was to disrupt the protest and ‘defend conservative values’. Numbering about 12, and wearing Right Sector insignias, they had […]

UN Human Rights Monitors Find LGBT Targeted By Both Sides In Ukraine Conflict, AIDS/HIV Also Affected

UN Human Rights Monitors Find LGBT Targeted By Both Sides In Ukraine Conflict, AIDS/HIV Also Affected

A recent report,  dated 15th May,  from the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine [HRMMU] watching the situation of minorities including LGBT people, stated that LGBT people were being targeted by both sides in the conflict.