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Activists Are Scrambling to End Chechnya’s Persecution of Gay Men

13 Apr

By all accounts, what’s been happening to gay men over the last few weeks in Chechnya is absolutely chilling: reports detail authorities rounding up large numbers of gay men, illegally imprisoning them, and carrying out beatings and murders. Human rights groups, from Human Rights Watch to Outright Action International, are now sounding urgent alarms, with numerous international organizations pressuring Russian officials to act while others are poised to evacuate queer citizens.

Source: Activists Are Scrambling to End Chechnya’s Persecution of Gay Men – Vice

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Posted by on April 13, 2017 in Europe

 

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