Friday, July 20, 2012

International Olympic Committee meeting protest planned this weekend

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Pink News reports that Peter Tatchell, Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation, has written an open letter to Lord Coe and Jacques Rogge and will lead a protest this Sunday, July 22 from 11.30am to 1pm of the IOC executive meeting at the Hilton Hotel, 22 Park Lane, London W1K 1BE (Nearest tube: Hyde Park Corner.
“The IOC should disqualify from the Olympics countries that discriminate against athletes on the grounds of gender, ethnicity, religion/belief, sexual orientation or gender identity. The Olympic Charter prohibits discrimination in sport but it is not being enforced by the IOC.”

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