Hungary Should Guarantee Safety of Lesbian Activists During DykeMarch
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Rising anger over policies of Hungary’s right-wing government filled the streets of the country’s capital as thousands of LGBT activists and supporters marched in the city’s Pride parade in Budapest, Hungary, July 2021.
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Hungarian lesbian activists are set to hold their second DykeMarch on October 1, the final day of the EuroCentralAsian Lesbian* Community (EL*C) Conference in Budapest. This year’s conference, “Lesbian Resistance,” will open two weeks after Serbia initially banned EuroPride 2022, the latest in a two-year spate of attacks on Pride marches and other queer events in Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Serbia, Turkey, and Ukraine.
The EL*C conference and DykeMarch come amid ongoing government harassment of …read more
Source:: Human Rights Watch