The organizers are prohibited by court "March of Equality" in Odessa do not wish to abandon the idea of holding a gay parade and agree On non-aggression with the "Right sector" *.
"If we receive a formal judicial opinion On the ban of the event, we will submit the appeal. If we prohibit a demonstration on specific streets – no big deal: Odessa big. We will not surrender. Definitely – the festival!", – said one of the organizers of the festival "Odessa pride 2015" Alina Ukraine, transfers " Ukrainian truth ".
According to the organizers, to participate in the festival has already been registered more than 200 people, including citizens of foreign countries. The organizers are also trying to come to a common opinion with radical forces On non-aggression. According to their statements, such agreement has already achieved " self-Defense of Odessa ", "Atomidine" and " Right sector* ". However, it is noted that, the rank and file members of organizations do not conceal their desire to stop the March of Equality. For example, the head of the Odessa branch of the "Right sector" Sergey sternenko said, " to Beat gays will not, but Marsha doesn't become too ". In his vision, the holding of such an event is a provocation. Remember, the Odessa district administrative court banned LGBT activists to gather for " Equality March ". Festival of sexual minorities "Odessa pride 2015" is scheduled in Odessa on August 14-16, it must protect more than 300 police officers, the radicals warned About possible provocations. On Wednesday the administration of Odessa dismissed the petition holding on fifteen of August in demonstrations to protect the rights of sexual minorities, but are unable to cancel the event itself. At the same time in Odessa city hall explained that the rejection does not mean the abolition of the demonstration, because according to Ukrainian law, local authorities have no right to forbid numerous events, such powers were available to the court. The question of protection of the rights of sexual minorities remains one of the sensitive issues in relations Between Ukraine and the EU. Brussels has called Kiev to respect and protect their rights, as well as the desire to demonstrate. 6 July Authorized right-wing political forces and public organizations did not allow sexual minorities to complete a rally in Central Kiev. March 29, opposite the Odessa regional administration, the activists hung a banner on which the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the people's deputies of Rada Oleg Lyashko and Alexey Goncharenko is depicted in the form of gays. The poster also had the slogan " We go to the Europop ".
* Organization, relative to which a court has adopted the legally effective conclusion Of destruction or prohibition of the activities on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"