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August 1, 2012

Protesters to call for end to hate crime in Edmonton, Canada, tomorrow after gay student Chevi Rabbit was attacked by homophobes in public

Protesters in Canada plan to march for an end to hate crime following the attack of a gay student at the University of Alberta.

Chevi Rabbit was attacked by a group of three men walking near his campus on 19 July and, after hurling homophobic abuse, the 26-year-old claimed one of the trio attacked him, holding him in a headlock before stealing his iPhone.

July 24, 2012

Canadian student inspires LGBT community to stand up for gay rights after homophobes attacked him in public

A gay student in Canada who was assaulted and mugged by homophobes has vowed not to let the attack push him back into the closet.

University of Alberta student Chevi Rabbit was attacked by a group of three men walking near his campus in Whyte Avenue on Thursday (19 July) at 9pm.

After hurling homophobic abuse, the 26-year-old claimed one of the trio attacked him, holding him in a headlock, throwing him to the ground and stealing his iPhone.