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‘Virulent’ homophobic attacks put South Caucasus activists at risk

Headline Title:  ‘Virulent’ homophobic attacks put South Caucasus activists at risk 18 May 2012 Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan must do more to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, Amnesty International said after a spate of attacks on activists. Instead of condemning a firebomb attack on a gay-friendly bar in downtown Yerevan, Armenia’s capital, last week, some public officials went on the record making homophobic remarks and condoning violence against LGBTI people. Meanwhile, on Thursday in neighbouring Georgia, police in the capital Tbilisi did…

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