Ukraine neo-Nazis destroy gay group's office, nearly kill man who tried to stop it

September 1, 2015

Ukrainian neo-Nazis have destroyed an LGBTI group's office, nearly killing a man who in order to do it

Queer Home Kryvbas, the only LGBTI group that welcomes the community in the western city of Kryvyi Rih, was the victim of an attack at around 8:30pm on 30 August.

Six masked men holding fire sticks and iron poles are believed to have thrown smoke bombs into the community center, trapping the seven victims inside.

Struggling to breathe, they tried to leave. When one activist tried to stop the six men, he was hit over the head and beaten mercilessly.

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