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Ukraine Pride cancelled after police fail to guarantee protection

Headline Title:  Ukraine Pride cancelled after police fail to guarantee protection 04 July 2014 The failure of the Ukrainian authorities to guarantee protection for those taking part in the planned Pride march on 5 July sends all the wrong signals, said Amnesty International.This year’s march has been cancelled after the police told the Organizing Committee that they could not secure the safety of participants in the face of expected far-right counter-demonstrators.“The importance of the right to freedom of assembly was dramatically evidenced in the EuroMaydan protests. It’s hugely…

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