Croatian police have actually restrained a number of individuals over occurrences throughout and also after this weekend break's Pride march in the capital of Zagreb.
The incidents consisted of verbal as well as physical strikes on some individuals and the burning of a rainbow-colored LGBT flag, the Zagreb authorities claimed Sunday. Police are still looking for a few of the criminals.
Franko Dota, from the Zagreb Satisfaction organization, informed the state HRT tv that the incidents were the very first since 2011. Saturday's march was the 20th kept in the Croatian funding.
\" We anticipate the authorities to conduct a detailed examination as well as treat all the events as hate criminal activities over sexual orientation, and also not as violations of public orders,\" he claimed.
The occurrences included anti-gay messages, a guy obstructing passage to two women, verbally assaulting them, as well as spitting at one of the women prior to getting away, along with physical strikes, police said.
In the worst assault late Saturday, a team came close to 2 young men, among whom was hit in the face, and also a rainbow flag was snatched from him and also burnt prior to a girl hit both males in their faces.
Croatia is a mainly conventional Catholic nation that joined the European Union in 2013.