(ANSA) – WARSAW, JUN 25 – Tens of thousands of young Poles and Ukrainians took part in the traditional Gay Pride in Warsaw today, which this year was held under the patronage of the mayor of the Polish capital Rafal Trzaskowski.
For the first time, due to the ongoing war in Ukraine, activists from Kiev Pride also arrived in Warsaw who, together with several immigrants present, joined the demonstration organized in the center of the Polish capital.
“Without a free Ukraine, the rights of LGBT people will not be respected, underlined Lenny Emson who represented the Ukrainian group and who for next year invited those present to the march to be organized in the Ukrainian capital.” Warsaw is for everyone; the vast majority of my compatriots have an open mind, are tolerant, European “assured the mayor in opening the demonstration together with the EU commissioner for equality Elena Dalli, who came from Brussels.
In the space of three hours under the beating sun, the demonstrators, who left from under the Palace of Science and Culture (built after the Second World War by Stalin’s will) and accompanied by many floats and different musical groups, marched along the streets of the center city; the police did not intervene. (HANDLE).