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Serbia Bans Gay Pride Parade

Posted October 3rd, 2012 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Serbian authorities have canceled Saturday’s gay pride parade in Belgrade for security reasons. The Interior Ministry Wednesday said the risk of violence is too high. It said it is calling off Saturday’s march and all other public gatherings. Serbia’s influential Orthodox Church had asked the government to ban the parade as an insult to Christians. […]

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Would-be Parade Bomber Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 3:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A man in Washington has pleaded guilty to federal hate crime and weapons charges. Kevin Harpham reached a plea deal with prosecutors Wednesday, as he acknowledged planting a homemade, backpack bomb along the route of a parade in honor of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. earlier this year. The deal, if approved […]

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