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Russia: Eight gay rights campaigners arrested in St Petersburg

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  1. Please let me know how we can support these brave men and women. As far as Aiden’s statement and the whole sense of this situation …. Obviously ignorant, afraid, and bigoted … It takes so much less heart and less intelligence to hate … It’s any easy fix for the small minded and heartless … They get to feel alive being all angry and righteous and self-justified in their hate for a time, enough time to allow them not to look at their own lives and their own contradictions and their own self hate … Bigots … sad, sad, sad … “Stupid is as stupid does…” FG.

  2. Pavlos Prince of Greece 8 Jul 2012, 2:25am

    How about to leave UK and go to Romanov City – with corrupt politicians, ‘good’ infrastructure, local mafia, and so. Good luck – you will need it. Very.

  3. And bigots like you should be thrown behind the bars so that you can rot there forever and we will be spared from the trouble.

  4. Jock S. Trap 8 Jul 2012, 11:24am

    Totally disgraceful. It’s such a shame Russia wishes to take a massive leap back and show no respect for Gay AND Human Rights.

  5. Omar Kuddus 8 Jul 2012, 12:04pm

    WE dont have laws like this because we are civilised .

    And realistically do you even think that UKIP has the remotest cahance of ever being influential in this country. Dreem on !!

    The arrests in Derby Pride last year proved how hate is delt with.

    1. GingerlyColors 8 Jul 2012, 12:18pm

      Being gay is not a crime but trolling on the internet is. Until PN can trace these individuals who post vile comments on these pages and have them brought to justice I suggest that in the meantime we do not give the likes of Aiden and Keith the pleasure of having us respond to their rantings. DO NOT FEED THE TROLLS!

  6. GingerlyColors 8 Jul 2012, 12:15pm

    I will add Leningrad, sorry, St. Petersburg along with Dubai to my growing list of cities that I wish to give a wide berth to.

  7. The suppression of dissent.

  8. Those poor guys are really up against it there. How brave of them to defy the inhumane new law. True heroes.

  9. Helge Vladimir Tiller 8 Jul 2012, 7:25pm

    Arrange protests outside the Russian embassy in London ! Should be easy to get a permission from the Metropolitan police ? Strengthen yourself by helping others-

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