[JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] on Tuesday sent a letter [text; press release] to Bulgarian Justice Minister Diana Kovacheva urging her to denounce calls to violence by anti-gay groups in anticipation of a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride parade in Sofia, Bulgaria, on June 30. HRW noted that religious leaders have called for violence and even stoning of individuals who participate in the parade. In the letter, HRW urged Kovacheva to protect LGBT individuals in Bulgaria...

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