My Moscow protest was in solidarity with heroic Russian & Chechen LGBT people. I salute & support their struggle. The human rights abusing Putin regime must not be allowed to score a PR coup with the World Cup. There can be no normal sporting relations with an abnormal regime. pic.twitter.com/Y58ZyY0XXr
— Peter Tatchell (@PeterTatchell) June 14, 2018
LGBT rights activist Peter Tatchell has been arrested in Moscow ahead of the World Cup opening ceremony.
He recently talked about his direct action campaigning on the Ways to Change the World podcast. pic.twitter.com/noT1oXn52s
— Channel 4 News (@Channel4News) June 14, 2018