The court ordered the Georgian authorities to pay compensation to gay activists
The European Court of Human Rights ruled that the Georgian authorities were unable to protect the rights of gay activists at demonstrations in Tbilisi in May 2012 and 2013.
According to the court decision, the Tbilisi-based LGBT organization Identoba and more than ten activists, the state must pay compensation from one and a half thousand to four thousand euros.
In May, 2012, on the first demonstration in Georgia for the rights of sexual minorities, timed to coincide with the International Day Against Homophobia, demonstrators clashed with Orthodox activists opposing the gay movement. Were affected.
15 May 2013, an attempt by LGBT activists to once again speak out for their rights in Tbilisi led to a more brutal resistance from their opponents. 28 demonstrators were injured.
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