Serbia govt faces criticism over gay pride ban

first_img Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Comments   Share   BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) – European Union officials have criticized the Serbian government’s decision to ban a gay pride march for the third consecutive year because of threats from right-wing groups.EU’s Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule described the move Saturday as a “missed opportunity to show respect for fundamental rights” at a time when Serbia seeks to open entry talks with the bloc. Clean energy: Why it matters for Arizona New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Top Stories Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvementcenter_img Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober Early signs of cataracts in your parents and how to help Sponsored Stories EU envoy for Serbia Jelko Kacin says it was the “wrong decision at a wrong time.”Serbia’s authorities have expressed fear that the event Saturday could lead to a repeat of violence from 2010, when a pride celebration erupted in daylong clashes between police and extremists.Serbia’s deputy prime minister Aleksandar Vucic says the ban was “in the interest of the citizens.” He insists that “hooligans have not defeated the state.”(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Men’s health affects baby’s health toolast_img

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