- 1 Jul 2010 2:00 AM
Consultations with the police to ensure participants’ safety have been ongoing since April, Rainbow Mission Foundation president Sándor Steigler told MTI Wednesday.
The event has been disrupted by extremists over the last two years. Police detained 41 people last year, while in the previous year 23 civilians and 12 police officers were injured when hundreds of radical counter-demonstrators attacked the marchers.
The Young Christian Democrat Federation (IKSZ) sincerely hopes that the organisers and participants of the gay pride procession will this year desist from provocative remarks and scenes experienced in the past few years, with which they drew apprehension from broad sections of society, the IKSZ said in a statement on Wednesday."
Source: Hungary Around the Clock.
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