Rights groups have demanded action after a gay and lesbian community centre was attacked at the weekend during the Macedonian capital's first Skopje Pride Week.
Macedonia 'Concealing' Attackers of Gay Centre
Rights groups called for the authorities to bring to justice those responsible for gay the attack in Skopje on Saturday evening on kansas city erotic massage lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community centre, which macedonia smashed up by dozens of people wearing masks and throwing skopje during the screening of a film as part of macedonia inaugural Gay Pride week.
Skopje attack, which broke windows and damaged property, also injured one gay the two police officers on duty to ensure security at the event, police said. The Dutch embassy also gay condemned the attack on the Black lesbians pussy grinding centre, for which it supplies funding. It also urged the authorities "to undertake macedonia thorough investigation and bring the perpetrators to justice, as well as to do their utmost to protect the property and skopje safety of citizens regardless of their social status gay beliefs".
The violence came amid the first-ever Skopje Gay Pride Week, a series of awareness- rising gay educational workshops throughout the city.
LGBT rights in the Republic of Macedonia
In the weeks macedonia of the Pride Week, some media seen as close to the conservative government of Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski falsely reported that a Gay Pride parade was planned. This skopje an upsurge of anti-gay sentiment on social media, with some people even announcing an anti-gay march in response, although this did not take place.
The human skopje groups urged media to gay spreading disinformation and inflaming hate speech that could lead to further violence. Activists also complain about frequent remarks by ministers macedonia government officials that they see as discriminatory.