16 December 2019,   03:56
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Organizers of "Tbilisi Pride" have informed us that they are threatening with physical destruction - Amnesty International

Organizers of "Tbilisi Pride" have informed us that they are threatening with physical destruction - Amnesty International
Amnesty International publishes a special statement regarding Tbilisi pride. The organization calls on the Georgian authorities to guarantee the safety of Tbilisi Pride participants.

Amnesty International publishes a special statement regarding Tbilisi pride. The influential human rights organization demands that the Georgian authorities provide security for the event participants. The statement released on the organization"s website says that the organizers of the event told Amnesty International that they are still being threatened with physical destruction.
The organization calls upon the authorities to immediately investigate the threats and assaults and to take effective measures to prevent acts of violence.
"LGBT people are discriminated and persecuted in Georgia, and the authorities often fail to effectively investigate the crimes committed by homophobic and transphobic motive," Amnesty International said in a statement.

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