Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine condemns aggression and attacks on journalists participating in peace rallies, the official spokesperson of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, Ekaterina Zelenko, said in connection with the clashes that accompanied the march Transgender rights In Kiev.
"We consider the attacks on journalists, as well as any manifestations of intolerance and violence, unacceptable, we are waiting for the results of the investigation by the law enforcement agencies," a spokeswoman for the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry wrote on her Twitter page on Sunday, November 18.
Attack the journalist, Yak and Yaki to show intolerance and violence, not impenetrable. Check the results of law enforcement agencies. https://t.co/BNUdOEI5sJ
– Katrina Zelenko (@ KatateraZelenko) 18 rose to fall 2018 r.
As reported, Canadian journalist Michael Colburn was attacked during the march and was hit in the face and broke his glasses.
Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine Roman Vashchuk called on law enforcement agencies to "effectively and convincingly respond" to "hateful criminal actions of extreme right-wing extremists."
For criminal and hated acts on the extreme side, the extreme right reaches an effective and deterrent police response. @NPU_GOV_UA Show LGBT events; Protection of human beings. https://t.co/6b4ATaW4zG
– Roman Waschuk (@WaschukCanUA) 18 rose to fall 2018 r.
See also in the photograph: In Kharkov, the radicals attacked the activity of the LGBT community
On November 18, LGBT activists reported this At the center of the Kiev march for the protection of transgender rights vows. On the operation near the red building KNU them. TARAS, IN NEVO, representatives of right-wing organizations and religious communities gathered.
Near the metro station "University" Unknown threw smoke bombs through Cordon police spray tear gas.
The participants in March planned to announce the requirements for the approval of a new clinical protocol for transgender people, the removal of the ban on adoption, the adoption of gender identity in anti-discrimination legislation and a list of signs that violence should be considered hate crimes.