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Guatemalan gay event bombed with tear gas

By |2018-01-15T18:21:33-05:00November 13th, 2008|News|

by Rex Wockner

A GLBT event in Samayac, Guatemala, was bombed with tear gas Oct. 18.
No one was seriously injured in the attack on the “Our Gay Beauty” gathering, but some people fainted and many people cried.
“Despite the fact that complaints have been made to the authorities, there has been no response” to the incident, said the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission.
A similar attack took place last year at a GLBT festival in the town of La Blanca.

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