European parliamentarians have condemned the recent attacks on organisers of and participants in the Sarajevo Queer Festival by a homophobic mob, some of them Muslims
“The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly also drew attention to the discrimination and violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Bosnia and Herzegovina,” Pink News tells us.
The Assembly has called on the authorities to “ensure their protection and promptly and thoroughly investigate any attacks against them and bring those responsible to justice”.
The first gay festival in Bosnia came under attack last month. Read the full story here.