About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 15:08 - 31 May.'16
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
U.S. Condemns May 17 Homophobic Violence in Tbilisi
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 21 May.'13 / 11:35

The U.S. Department of State said it “condemns” the May 17 violence against an attempted anti-homophobia rally in downtown Tbilisi, saying that “such acts of intolerance have no place in democratic societies.”

“The United States places great importance on the protection of the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all people, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender persons around the world,” Patrick Ventrell, acting deputy spokesperson of the Department of State, said at a news briefing on May 20, when asked to comment on the May 17 violence in Tbilisi.

RELATED
Latest News
31 May.'16 15:08
President Vetoes Bill on Constitutional Court
The move was expected after the Venice Commission criticized some of the key points of the bill.
30 May.'16 23:29
U.S. Diplomat Urges Govt to Bring Kortskheli Violence Perpetrators to Account
This kind of political violence “can only do damage” to electoral environment, Ambassador Kelly said.
30 May.'16 20:43
Ivanishvili Gears Up to Campaign for GDDG
He vowed to use all of his resources to prevent UNM from “turning the clock back.”
30 May.'16 11:46
April GDP Growth 4.3% - Preliminary Data
Real GD grew 2.8% in the first four months of this year.
29 May.'16 23:53
Slovak President Visits Georgia
Slovak President Andrej Kiska is paying an official visit to Georgia on May 29-June 2.
28 May.'16 11:55
Venice Commission Opinion on Georgia’s Controversial Bill on Constitutional Court
Proposed increase of quorum is “excessive” and should be removed, CoE’s advisory body said.
28 May.'16 10:31
Gali IPRM Meetings Resume, After a Break of Four Years
Khurcha fatal shooting topped the agenda of the meeting on May 27.
27 May.'16 17:39
MPs Debate Constitutional Ban of Same-Sex Marriage
It remains unclear when, or if the bill will be put on vote.
26 May.'16 20:27
Tskhinvali Postpones Referendum on Joining Russia to 2017
Breakaway region’s leader was proposing holding of referendum this summer.
26 May.'16 17:53
Georgia Marks Independence Day
Georgian, U.S., UK troops fresh from joint drills marched in ceremony marking Independence Day.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2016, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
71