Rioters Throw Petrol Bombs at Gay Parade in Serbia

World | October 10, 2010, Sunday // 13:23| Views: | Comments: 6
Bulgaria: Rioters Throw Petrol Bombs at Gay Parade in Serbia A little boy holds a ballon during an anti-gay march organized in Belgrade, Serbia, 09 October 2010. Photo by EPA/BGNES

Protesters have thrown petrol bombs and stones at the participants in the ongoing Gay Parade in Belgrade, Serbia, the BBC reports.

Police used tear gas against the protesters, who tried to break through the armed security, protecting the participants in the event.

On Saturday, some 10,000 people took part in an anti-gay rally in Belgrade.

Carrying Serbian and church flags, and banners with slogans "in defense of the family", the opponents of the planned gay parade, including nationalist extremists but also many families with young kids, marched with demands for the cancellation of what they see as a "disgraceful" event.

On Sunday, police stated that several officers have been injured in the clashes and anumber of people have been arrested.

Despite the rioters' shouts "Death to homosexuals," the march is continuing.

According to the BBC, the first ever Gay Parade in Serbia in 2001 was broken up in violent clashes, provoked by far-right extremists.

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Nellieherself - 11 Oct 2010 // 20:46:24


Oh please - better not to post anything and save the bandwidth than puke silliness like this. If you don't want to argue any more, let the thread die.

Nellieherself - 11 Oct 2010 // 20:30:09


Now that Bill is not here absorbing 100% of my attention, I can do you justice, you rotten vegetable!

Hey, whatever happened to Fister? He sort of disappeared as well. I wonder if he even knows his BFF Bill has passed on?

Chushki - 11 Oct 2010 // 20:21:31

''Maybe we can plant Nellie as the storm trooper and use the formula of elimination.''

Baba nellie better beware - these Serbs hate dykes too!

Jerry - 11 Oct 2010 // 15:35:31

The Serbians are accustomed to War, Civil War, Ethnic Cleansing and now the Gay Community.

It seems the Religious Community in Serbia is asleep and forgot "Love thy Neighbor".

Maybe we can plant Nellie as the storm trooper and use the formula of elimination.

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Nellieherself - 11 Oct 2010 // 02:37:21

WOW! Chemical warfare!

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