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Gay Rights Activists Hold Flash-Mob Protest In St. Petersburg, Russia Over Chechnya Atrocities
Over 100 gay rights activists have held a flash-mob demonstration in the Russian city of St. Petersburg to observe International Day Against Homophobia and to call attention to claims of gay persecution and torture in Chechnya. Authorities routinely deny LGBT activists permission to hold rallies in Russia under its draconian anti-gay bill banning the promotion …