Statement of the LGBT “Nash Mir” Center regarding the shocking raid of the Ukrainian police to gay club in the city of Dnipro
On the night from 19th to 20th April, the police in Dnipro city conducted a homophobic raid on a local gay club "Potemkin". About 1 a.m., 20-25 police officers burst into the night club, compelled all those present to lie down on the floor (about 25 visitors + the club staff), and did not allow anyone to get up for three hours while opening all windows (the night temperature was not above +5). The police seized mobile phones from all present people, and some things disappeared from the cloakroom. The club staff also claimed about the loss of some club's equipment. Except the mobile phones, no disappeared things were included in the list of the seized things.