ADDED ON: 05/22/2018

Belarus Slams UK Embassy Over Rainbow Flag on Day Against Homophobia

05/22/2018 | BBC News

Belarus has slammed the UK embassy in Minsk for flying a rainbow flag on the International Day Against Homophobia, calling LGBT relationships “fake”. In a lengthy statement, the Interior Ministry said the UK was challenging the country’s &ldquotraditional values”. “The LGBT community, and all this fight for ‘their rights’, and the very day of the community are just a fake!“ A spokeswoman for the embassy said it would not comment. Homosexuality is not illegal in Belarus but it is a taboo. Marriage between same-sex people is not recognised and activists say the government has intensified a crackdown on the LGBT community.


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