The municipality of Kaunas has denied permission for a Kaunas Pride march to be held on September 4

Last week, the organisers of the parade asked for a permit to hold the march along the town’s central pedestrian street, Laisvės Alėja (Liberty Avenue).

The local authority said that safe and smooth passage of a large number of people along the boulevard could not be ensured due to its continuing reconstruction, among other things.

Originally published on lrt.lt:

https://www.lrt.lt/en/news-in-english/19/1428963/lithuania-s-kaunas-denies-permission-to-hold-gay-pride-march