International Watchdog Condemns Offensive Banner in Bosnia

May 19, 2015 12:58 PM

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An international network that fights discrimination at soccer matches says a banner displayed at a weekend match between two Bosnian clubs was one of the worst examples of anti-gay expression it has seen this season, and urged authorities to punish whoever is responsible.

The giant banner stretched around one end of the Kosevo stadium in Sarajevo during a match between city rivals FK Sarajevo and FK Zeljeznicar on Saturday. It made reference to the International Day against Homophobia the following day.

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