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From Russia with Hate?

The Samtökin ’78 [society for gay and lesbian people in Iceland] protested a new law in Russia, banning “propaganda for homosexuality. The organization has strongly condemned the new law and organized a protest in front of the Russian embassy in Reykjavík.

The peaceful demonstration was unusual in that the protesters kissed in front of the embassy. About 200 people were there. Samtökin ’78 also want the government of Iceland to formally condemn the new law and try to put pressure on the Russian government.

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A strange protest. From RUV.

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From Russia with hate? From RUV.

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