The Olympics banned racist South Africa, why not homophobic Russia?

27th September 2013 - features | articles


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“Stephen Fry has called for a boycott of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games because of Russia’s treatment of its gay and lesbian citizens. His call, published in an open letter last month to David Cameron and Lord Coe, who organised the London games, compared Russian president Vladimir Putin’s treatment of sexual minorities with Hitler’s scapegoating and marginalisation of European Jews.”

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