The anti-LGBT purge persists in Chechnya

On January 14th, the NGO Russia LGBT Network confirmed that a new wave of persecutions against LGBT people in Chechnya was taking place: illegal detentions, torture, humiliations, executions, incitements to murder – all being orchestrated by law-enforcement officers. Human rights organisations condemned the international community’s lack of action and have called on Russia to face […]

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