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Riot police secure gay rights activists during a Gay Pride march in Split, Croatia, Saturday, June 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Nikola Solic)

Police deploy for Split pride

Riot police are securing a gay pride event in the Croatian town of Split because of threats of violence from extremists. Several hundred people, including some government ministers, gathered for the march on Saturday June 9, carrying flags and banners reading "Gay is OK" and "We are all equal."