Case Law, Strasbourg: Beizaras and Levickas v Lithuania, A picture of a same-sex kiss on Facebook wreaks havoc – Ingrida Milkaite

19 02 2020

Two young men publicly posted a photograph of themselves kissing on Facebook. The post ‘went viral’ and attracted around 800 comments, most of which were hateful. Some of the comments featured suggestions to burn, exterminate, hang, beat, castrate, and kill the two men as well as gay people in general. Read the rest of this entry »