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Gays attacked during human rights march, six detained

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Dec. 10, 2012, 4:48 p.m. | Ukraine — by Svitlana Tuchynska

An activist of an Ukrainian human rights organization shouts slogans and plays drum in front of policemen during a rally marking an International Human Rights Day in the center of Kiev on December 8, 2012. (AFP)
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Svitlana Tuchynska

Several members of Ukraine’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community as well as their supporters, were allegedly beaten by ultranationalists on Dec. 8 while taking part in a rally to commemorate international Human Rights Day.

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