TBILISI, GA — (07-05-21) — Anti-LGBT protesters turned violent on July 5 against a planned LGBT Pride march in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi. The anti-LGBT protesters attacked LGBT activists and journalists, including two RFE/RL reporters.

The insecure anti-LGBT protesters accused journalists of spreading and promoting “anti-Georgian sentiments”. They also ransacked the Tbilisi Pride March office.

Watch Anti-LGBT Protesters Attack PRIDE Officials

Police cancelled the LGBT Pride March because of the violence. The LGBT Pride organizers accused the government and church of emboldening a “huge wave of hate” against the LGBT community in the country of Georgia.

Article by: Paul Goldberg, Staff Writer

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