EU must change homophobic crime laws

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EU must change homophobic crime laws


The European Union is failing to protect its LGTB citizens through inadequate legislative safeguards, human rights campaigners are warning.

According to a new report by Amnesty International, hate crime based on sexual orientation or gender identity continue to blight Europe.

In addition, according to recent report by the EU's Fundamental Rights Agency, in the past five years one-in-four LGTBI people have been attacked or threatened with violence in Europe, while around 70% say that t...


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