Are there gays in Jerusalem? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Nicholas Ferriman
    • 07.06.07 | 13:00 (IDT)

    One statistic from the Human Rights First report that bears a moment?s reflection is one on homophobia. According to the report, quote, hatred of gays came to the fore [in Europe] in 2006, among other instances, at Gay Pride parades in Warsaw, Moscow, Bucharest, Riga and Tallinn. Unquote. At least the capitals of Poland, Russia, Romania, Latvia and Estonia, none of which is noted for the depth of their democratic traditions, had a gay parade. What is one to make then of the banning of the Gay Parade in Jerusalem?

    from the article: Human Rights First: Hate crimes, anti-Semitism on rise in Europe
    First published 00:00 07.06.07 | Last updated 00:00 07.06.07
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