Leader of Attacks against Sofia's Gay Parade Freed on Bail

Crime | June 29, 2008, Sunday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 6

The leader of the nationalist extremists Bulgarian National Union Boyan Rasate was released Sunday on BGN 500 bail after being arrested for allegedly taking part in the attempted violence at Sofia's gay pride parade.

Over the last week Rasate's BNU had been among the strongest opponents of the gay parade, and even launched a campaign under the motto: "Be Intolerant, Be Normal" with posters spread all over Sofia.

According to some accounts, Rasate's five-year old daughter, whom he brought with him to the anti-rally, was left alone and helpless after he was arrested and thrown in the back of one of the police cars.

More than 60 persons have been arrested by the police for trying to attack and harass the participants in the proces, which took place in Bulgaria's capital on Saturday afternoon.

The arrested are mostly representatives of the skin heads and other extremist groups, who were throwing stones, bottles, squibs, and even Molotov cocktails at the procession.

The massive presence of the police, who were about as many as the participants in the parade - 150, however, prevented the hooligans from doing harm to any of the homosexuals and their supporters, and no one has been reported injured.

Meanwhile, many of those who accompanied the arrested persons, complained of police violence against their friends.
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fishbrain - 30 Jun 2008 // 10:42:33

damn you excite me when you talk dirty :) tell me again about sex same couples kissing.. sounds so damn hot..

are you upset perhaps because somewhere deep inside of you perhaps there is some gayness? perhaps once or twice you woke up having such dreams about your best friend who you used to drink beers with down the pub? don't be ashame, sexuality comes in many flavors and tastes

hahahahahahaha man you are such a stereotypical old fart hahahahah you are a nice old British joke .. ever thought of having the "talking to truckie show"?

anyway its the last day of the month- shouldn't you be going to get your pension now?

CON - 30 Jun 2008 // 10:35:52


DP - 29 Jun 2008 // 20:52:05


I got curious and looked up your profile. And lo and behold you must be married to someone called Petrova . So you are married to BG woman.
Also I found a post of yours (it had to do with Banning Saggy Trousers in some town in US) that contained the following:

“ What a great idea..lets do it throughout europe..seem them niggers will do anything to start a crazy fad....bla, bla, bla... now what else can we stop them doing...ah yes...mugging...robbing...raping...drugs...i think thats all the shit theyre into....dont wanna work....have i missed anything...one more....that stupid rap crap they call music.....”
No surprise; you hate blacks too. Actually you don’t call them blacks but that is just due to your low social status I guess ;-)

I also gleamed from your profile that you are a truck-driver too. Nothing wrong with being an honest truck driver, though most of the TIR Bulgarian drivers were not. It was widely accepted that they transported the illegal drugs, guns and stolen national treasures. At least they worked, not like those n....in baggy pants, ey?

So, here is one more moron Bulgaria didn’t need, but hey, there is still plenty of room in the gutter. Come and take your place...
On the other hand you probably are a Bulgarian TIR driver who settled in UK after “the change”...Another комунистическа подлога....

Who knows...8-) ???

DP - 29 Jun 2008 // 19:05:45


You don’t capitalize the words God and Jesus so one can surmise that you are not a religious person. So all that references to the Bible are nothing but excuses to vent your irrational hate. No? Do you ever dream kissing a guy? A gypsy? Are you a truck driver by profession? You sound as one.
In case you are, please, avoid travelling the section between Vladia and Dragichevo on the road to Pernik, for I am afraid you might snap and harm some of our sex workers.

And, what UK has to do with a parade in BG? Don’t tell me you are married to a Bulgarian (woman???) and have moved to BG! O Боже Господи, до къде я докарахме...

WickedWitch - 29 Jun 2008 // 18:41:55


Wow, playing the redneck troll. So original...

trucky - 29 Jun 2008 // 18:13:25

It seems that the police was heavy handed, and obviously on the side of the gays, maybe they were gay too.
It seems that there were no injuries sustained, which is a great shame, as this would have sent a message tto the gay population that they will not be tolerated, and will not be allowed to openly show their `love` for each other, as is what wil happen. How will they like their children to witness 2 men kissing each other passionately, or 2 women touching each other in public, for that is what will happen by allowing homosexuality...god forgive us all..

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