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Bosnians march in first Gay Pride under tight police protection – Reuters

SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Several thousand people marched in Bosnia’s first Gay Pride on Sunday, protected by a major security operation including anti-sniper units after some conservative Muslim groups organized counter-rallies. Participants are seen during the first gay pride parade in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic The …

Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctions – Reuters

MANAGUA (Reuters) – Pro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top officials should face sanctions, Human Rights Watch said in a report on Wednesday. A demonstrator holds a portrait of Edward Lacayo, who was arrested during the protests …