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Ukraine: First-ever Kyiv pride cancelled in face of ultra-right threat

Headline Title:  Ukraine: First-ever Kyiv pride cancelled in face of ultra-right threat 20 May 2012 The Ukrainian authorities should take action to protect the rights of LGBT people and ensure they are able to exercise their human rights without fear of attacks, Amnesty International said today after the first-ever pride parade had to be cancelled on Sunday.Police advised pride organizers to abandon the march just 30 minutes before it was due to start. They claimed 500 ultra-right football hooligans were en route to the rally point with the intention of preventing the march from going…

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