Chechnya Resumes its Anti-gay Purge


“Widespread detentions, torture and killings of gay people have resumed in Chechnya,” said Igor Kochetkov, program director for the Russian LGBT Network. He added, “Persecution of men and women suspected of being gay never stopped. It’s only that its scale has been changing.” The Russian LGBT Network is raising money for its work on behalf of LGBT Chechens.


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