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Belgrade made it: Hundreds LGBT in the streets like in the Stonewall time

Kristi Pinderi reporting from Belgrade

Some hundreds LGBT activists marched on Friday night at the main streets of Belgrade in what should be called the most peaceful and original pride parade, very similar to the time of Stonewall.

Soon after they learned that authorities banned the pride the activists were promptly organized and around 11 p.m. they gathered in hundreds in front of the Prime Minister office.

The police was there immediately but they could not stop anymore the activists who started to march in the streets joyfully and shouting “We don’t give up!”.

Later this afternoon Ivica Dacic PM, as one year ago, stated that for “security reasons” the pride could not be held.

It is important to ask him now: where were the extremists when the activists marched and stood enough time in front of the symbolic building of the Parliament?!

“There are no more workshops and conferences inside! This is the real activism”, said a girl from Belgrade.

During all the parade that started as a protest the activists were joyful and they should: it was the most peaceful, beautiful and probably the first real pride parade in the history of Belgrade.

Copyright: Historiaime.com, 2012

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