It’s sad that people resort to violence when they don’t agree with something. That’s probably why I avoid talking about most things.
A 27-year-old German participating in an LGBT rights conference in the Serbian capital Belgrade is in critical condition following a beating on Saturday, the Associated Press reported.
Three men have been arrested in connection with the attack. The victim, whose name has not been released, was hospitalized with a serious head injury.
It is not immediately clear whether the attackers were motivated by anti-LGBT violence or xenophobia. A Serbian LGBT rights activist told the AP that the attackers shouted, “We don’t want foreigners in Belgrade!” while beating him with an ashtray.