It would have been a perfectly normal bus ride, evolved into a nightmare for the 28-year-old Melania Geymonat and her boyfriend, Chris, at the end of may in London.
The lesbian couple was surrounded by four boys, who began to behave aggressively.
the Boys sent verbal tilsvinelser for women and would, among other things, that they should kiss each other.
the Women were then thrown coins after themselves. Eventually it evolved violently, and both women were subjected to serious acts of violence with blows to the head. Both Melania Geymonat and Chris had a trip to the hospital, where they received treatment for their injuries.
the Case received great attention in England, after they were Murdered Geymonay put a picture on Facebook of his and the girlfriend's injuries, and now there are so decreased judgment in the case.
The typing of several international media, including the BBC.
Three boys from 15 to 17 years were accused in the case, and they confessed all attacked.
A 15-year-old boy was sentenced to participate in a course on diversity and eight months of community service.
A 16-year-old boy was sentenced to a fine and eight months of community service.
And the last, a 17-year-old boy, got 20 hours of community service and four months of rehabilitation.
the Boys were both convicted for the attack, but also for several homophobic comments.
Among other things, they asked: "How to have sex?"
After the attack there was a huge support to the couple. The former prime minister of the united kingdom Theresa May has among other things given its support to the women.
"this was a named attack, and my thoughts go out to the two women, who are victims in the case. No one should ever have to hide who they are or who they love. We must work together to stop the violence against the LGBT community," she said.
Homophobic crimes in London – also called hate crime – are increasing in the English capital, writes the BBC. In 2014 there were reviewed 1488 hate crime cases. The figure rose to 2308 in 2018.Updated Date: 24 December 2019, 15:00