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Ukraine – IDAHOTB 2018 Country Page

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From event organisers: “Visible and brave: traditional Rainbow flasmob took place in Zaporizhzhia   Zaporizhzhia, a city in south-eastern Ukraine, for the first time in its history held an absolutely open and a widely announced IDAHOT event in front of the city council, which is a very brave step for such hostile to human rights countries as Ukraine. Participants of …

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Sudan – IDAHOTB 2018 Country Page

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Report from the organisers Masahat Foundation for Sexual and Gender Diversity (Egypt and Sudan) and Shades of Ebony Group celebrated the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia IDAHOTB under the international theme of this year Alliances for solidarity The celebration took place in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on May 8, 2018 and attended by almost 50 persons, mostly From …

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Brazil Establishes National Pact Against LGBT Violence on IDAHOTB eve

Federal and State Governments sign pact to end LGBT-POV leading up to the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, photo by Tânia Rêgo:Agencia Brasil.

From Riotimesonline By Melissa Van Brunnersum, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Ministry of Human Rights established a National Pact against LGBT-POV (violence against lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transsexuals, and transvestites) last week on Tuesday, May 15th, which aims to combat violence against LGBT peoples and prioritize respect for human dignity and diversity. Federal and State Governments sign pact …

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Japan – IDAHOTB 2018 Country Page

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Reading out messages to support diversity of sexuality on streets took place in several cities in Japan as on previous IDAHOTB editions. Some people held message exhibitions. Iwate Rainbow Network and Iwate Rainbow March jointly had a week-long online campaign on Facebook posting IDAHOTB-related comments and photos with messages every day for a week. More details on the campaign’s FB page …

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Moldova Pride March on IDAHOTB week end protected by tear gas


Fom Police in Moldova fired tear gas at anti-LGBT protesters to keep them away from a Pride march. LGBT activists feared a repeat of violent scenes at the annual Moldova Pride solidarity march, which took place in the country’s capital Chisinau on May 19. Last year’s march was marred by clashes between anti-LGBT Orthodox Christian protesters and the LGBT activists – …

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