“The silence after Sochi”

Gay rights must be put on the agenda again.

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During the Sochi Olympics was the world’s media gathered to broadcast the sport’s biggest international competition.

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For many, the most important was the sport agenda, but for some it was gay rights. Russia violates human rights on many points. The authorities there were trying to hide how they treat gays. Amnesty International conducted campaigns to make people aware of what is going on, and bars in many countries refused to buy Russian vodka.

When the Olympic luster had settled – everything was quiet. It was no longer discussed what the conditions were for gays in Russia or abroad.

It’s time to set gay rights on the agenda again.

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