Tag Archives: Montenegro

MONTENEGRO: Dozens March In Small LGBT Pride Parade Under Protection From Hundreds Of Police

The Associated Press reports: Dozens of people have participated in a gay pride event in highly conservative Montenegro where authorities are promising to boost gay rights as part of efforts to join the European Union. Hundreds of policemen deployed Saturday in downtown Podgorica, the capital, to prevent possible attacks from extremists. Participants in the pride march carried banners reading “born ...

Read More »

MONTENEGRO: Small LGBT Pride Event Takes Place Under Massive Police Presence

Last year hundreds of violent anti-gay extremists attacked a tiny gay pride parade in Montenegro. This year’s even smaller event went off yesterday without incident and under heavy police protection as the small nation campaigns to join the European Union. Via Yahoo News: Barely 100 people joined a gay pride parade Sunday in the capital of deeply conservative Montenegro, vastly ...

Read More »

Balkan Church Leaders: God Sent Killer Floods Because Of Conchita Wurst

According to local church leaders, killer floods in Serbia and Montenegro are the result of God’s anger with Conchita Wurst’s win at Eurovision. The floods which devastated towns and cities in the Balkans, and killed at least 50 people, were a ‘punishment’ from God after drag artist Conchita Wurst won Eurovision 2014, the Patriarch and other senior figures of the ...

Read More »

MONTENEGRO: Riot Police Fire Tear Gas At Anti-Gay Extremists At Pride Parade

An estimated 1500 anti-gay extremists clashed with riot police in Montenegro today as authorities struggled to protect the participants in the first gay pride event ever held in the nation’s capital. None of parade’s 150 participants were injured or arrested. The march, guarded by almost 2,000 police officers, took place on Sunday afternoon in Podgorica, the capital of the staunchly ...

Read More »

MONTENEGRO: Hundreds Of Extremists Attack First-Ever Gay Pride Parade

The Associated Press reports: Several hundred extremists shouting “Kill the gays” attacked gay activists and clashed with police on Wednesday in a bid to disrupt the first ever pride event in staunchly conservative Montenegro, which is seeking to improve its human rights record as it bids to join the European Union. Angry assailants threw rocks, bottles, glasses and various other ...

Read More »

MONTENEGRO: Hundreds Of Police Hired To Protect Nation’s First Gay Pride Event

Montenegro’s first-ever gay pride parade will take place tomorrow in the coastal resort town of Budva. The Human Rights Minister, Suad Numanovic, has supported the event and has said that the government will send a representative to attend the rally. Police Assistant Director Nikola Janjusevic said the police were undertaking all measures to ensure the safety of the participants. Montenegro’s ...

Read More »