Horrifying Photo Of A Gay Activist Being Beaten

A hate crime captured on film. Svyatoslav Sheremet, head of the Ukrainian organization Gay-Forum, is attacked following a press conference in Kiev. Neo-Nazis protesting a proposed gay pride parade are the likely culprits. posted on

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Unidentified people beat Svyatoslav Sheremet, head of Gay-Forum of Ukraine, in Kiev, May 20, 2012. Sheremet was attacked after meeting with members of the media to inform them that a scheduled gay parade was cancelled due to threats of violence from neo-Nazis and other hate groups. The attackers ran off when they realized members of the media were documenting the attack.

Anatolii Stepanov / Reuters

A police officer talks to Sheremet, bloody from the attack.

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