Note: (Croatia) - Josip Situm, 25, was detained by police for carrying the homemade bombs.He was charged soon after with planning to hurl the cocktails at the crowd.“The British government had ordered Mr Kazemi to be deported back to Iran,” said protest speaker Peter Tatchell, spokesperson for the LGBTI human rights group Out Rage! Note: (EU) - The Mayors of Riga in Latvia and Tallinn in Estonia have declined to take part in a campaign affirming freedom of assembly and expression for LGBT people in Europe.
This is the third attempt to pass such piece of legislation in Nigeria.They also urged asylum for the Iranian Lesbian refugee, Pegah Emambakhsh, and an estimated 12 other Gay Iranians who are at risk of deportation back to Tehran.There were calls for a “fundamental reform” of the way the Home Office treats LGBTI asylum applicants.We asked Davis Mac-Iyalla to provide us some more informations. (Serbia) - The Serbian LGBT pride march Parada Ponosa, due to take place on Sunday in the capital, was banned today by the National Security Council.The Council announced it would forbid the pride march, as well as three far-right counter-protests that were planned tomorrow and Sunday. (Russia) Gay and Lesbian Film Festival “Bok o Bok” which was supposed to take place in Saint Petersburg from today and last until Sunday finally did not open after Fire Department Inspectors closed the place due to problems with fire security. Ru, Organiser of the festival Irina Sergeeva said that the clubs “The Place” and “Sochi” where the screenings of the films were supposed to take place, were closed due to fire security reasons. (USA) - As part of Bibi's outreach to our communities, Bibi|SF will be hosting talks on various issues affecting queer South West Asian, North Africans (aka Middle-Easterners).
The Mayors of Paris, Nicosia, Amsterdam, Winterthur, London, Stockholm, Cologne, Barcelona, Venice, Vienna, Bologna, Manchester, Copenhagen, Budapest, Ljubljana, Zrich, Berlin, Dublin and Luxembourg have all pledged their support.