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Hungary seeks to ban 'promotion' of homosexuality in schools

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Jun 11 2021 07:30 AMBUDAPEST - The Hungarian ruling party of right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday introduced legislative amendments seeking to ban the "promotion" of homosexuality and sex changes.The move was swiftly denounced by Amnesty International, Budapest Pride and three other rights groups who compared the Fidesz party proposals to a similar law in Russia which punished acts of homosexual "propaganda" aimed at young people.If the Hungarian move becomes law it would effectively ban educational programs and publicity of LGBT groups, according to the 11-page document seen by AFP.Coca-Cola advertisements in the country in 2019 relating to a popular music festival promoting gay acceptance upset the ruling party and would be.

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