Chechnya's speaker ready for probe into his alleged involvement in gay people's tortures - TASS

GROZNY, May 27. /TASS/. Chechen parliament's Speaker Magomed Daudov has denied the Human Rights Watch's allegation that he was involved in LGBT people's persecution in that Russian North Caucasus region. "Yes, I am categorically against this as I ...

High-ranking Chechen officials 'humiliated gay detainees' - AppsforPCdaily

On Friday, Human Rights Watch released a report detailing alleged abuses of gay men at the hands of Chechen authorities. Those who have escaped Chechnya remain in danger elsewhere in Russian Federation, with threats continuing against them.

Rights group says Chechen officials humiliated gay detainees - New Zealand Herald

MOSCOW (AP) " High-level officials in Russia's Chechnya humiliated inmates during visits to detention facilities where gay people were allegedly held and tortured, Human Rights Watch said in a new report Friday. In April, the newspaper Novaya Gazeta ...

Russia: Anti-Gay Purge in Chechnya - (press release) (blog)

Police in Chechnya rounded up, beat, and humiliated dozens of gay or bisexual men in an apparent effort to purge them from Chechen society, Human Rights Watch confirmed in a new report today. By. Newsroom. -. May 26, 2017. 0. 18. 0. Share. 0. Share. 0.