The LGBT community warn against to feelings at the world Cup in Russia

The LGBT community warn against to feelings at the world Cup in Russia

Counselors FIFA anti-discrimination (FARE) alert LGBT fans of football, that in Russia, public displays of affection can be met by aggressive.

According to the Associated Press, in FARE noted that it will release a special Bulletin for members of sexual minorities who intend to go to the 2018 world Cup in Russia.

The LGBT community warn against to feelings at the world Cup in Russia

«The memo we suggest LGBT fans to be careful,» — says the Executive Director of FARE PR Cook. «If they walk holding hands, will they risk? It depends on the city and time of day».

The memo guide will also include legislative clarification of the rights of the LGBT community in Russia. Recall, homosexuality in Russia is not prohibited, but in 2013 passed a law banning gay propaganda.

According to Cook, the group’s German and British fans also appealed to FIFA with the question of whether to deploy in stadiums in Russia with rainbow flags.

«In the provisions of FIFA, there is no prohibition regarding apolitical symbolism,» — said the head of the sustainable development Department FIFA, Federico Addiechi.

FARE also fears of possible discrimination of black players. Special observers for the fight against discrimination will be present at all matches, and if racist incidents occur repeatedly, the match can be stopped.

«The world Cup has to unite everyone, to respect human rights. We have a guarantee from the Russian organizing Committee and the Russian government that everyone will feel safe,» — said Federico Addiechi.

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