What happened: In May 2022, several people physically assaulted and harassed an LGBTI activist in front of his mother, and according to the victim, the incident happened because of his sexual orientation.
Brief description of the incident with bias indicators: In this incident the bias motive is sexual orientation, with the bias indicators being:
- Sexual orientation – the victim belonged to a different sexual orientation
- Pattern of previous incidents – previous incidents towards individuals from the LGBTI community, specifically previous assaults towards the victim on the grounds of his sexual orientation.
Impact on the victims and the community: These types of incidents call into question the general safety in the country, cohesion among different groups in the society, and especially the safety and security of the LGBTI community.