PHOTOS: France's Government Worried By Violent Antigay Backlash

In recent days a gay bar has been trashed, a gay man brutally beaten, threats sent to politicians and antigay protests turned more heated.

BY Lucas Grindley

April 18 2013 12:50 PM ET

Wilfred de Bruijn, a Dutch man living in France for 10 years, was the victim of a brutal attack in Paris while he was “walking arm in arm” with his boyfriend. Here his face is bloated, seeped in blood, his bruised right eye shut tight, his tooth broken.

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