Three men who beat up gay man in France finally jailed

Published: June 3, 2014

Last year, there was one face that summed up the growing hatred and homophobia in France as the country debated gay marriage.

That face was Wilfred de Bruijn.

On 6 April, he and his boyfriend Olivier were beaten up in Paris. The next day he posted a picture of his broken face and it went viral.

And after waiting for over a year, their attackers have finally come to justice.


Three men were found guilty and handed their sentences in a Parisian court today (3 June).

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