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Diplomat 'disgusted' with anti-gay 'thugs'

Author: Tom Nicholson - The Slovak Spectator Date: Wed, May 26 2010 4891 Views
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A total of 17 foreign embassies in Slovakia issued a joint statement supporting Bratislava’s Gay Pride in the lead-up to the march on Saturday May 22.

"Our countries, like Slovakia, are committed to defending basic rights and freedoms and in ensuring equality and dignity for all," they wrote.

Some of these same foreign officials were on hand Saturday to experience the violent reactions of skinheads and other anti-homosexual protesters.

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