[JURIST] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay [official profile] on Thursday urged Serbia [press release] to protect universal freedoms and allow a banned pride parade for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The pride parade, which was scheduled to be held this Saturday in Belgrade, was canceled [Reuters report] by the Serbian Ministry of Interior [official website] for security reasons. A similar cancellation occurred last year after the Belgrade parade of 2010 [ABC News report] amounted to...

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