• British gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell briefly held in Moscow over protest

    5 monthes ago - By ESPN FC

    British LGBT campaigner Peter Tatchell was briefly detained in Moscow for a one-man protest at the start of the World Cup.
    MOSCOW - Russian police briefly detained veteran British campaigner Peter Tatchell in Moscow on Thursday after he attempted to hold a one-man protest near the Kremlin in support of gay rights on the first day of the World Cup.
    At the opening ceremony on Thursday, President Vladimir Putin spoke of showing the world a hospitable Russia and stressed sport's ability to build bridges and overcome differences.
    Tatchell's protest, held three hours before the ceremony...
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