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Ramadan is Over, Chechnya is Back to Arresting Gay Men While at Home and Work

Above photo: Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov. Photo: Chechnya Today All LGBT people are targeted in Chechnya, but the situation is far more urgent for gay men GSN reports — The Russian LGBT Network was not surprised the Chechen government started its persecution of gay men again. A spokesperson for the Network told Gay Star News that the […]

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Russian Police Arrest Activists Protesting Gay Concentration Camps in Chechnya

This could be you… Gay Star News reports: Russian police rounded up LGBTI activists protesting the persecution of gay men in Chechnya. Activists staged a dramatic demonstration in St Petersburg, painting their faces with fake blood and pretending to be dead on the road. The activists also draped rainbow and Chechen flags over their bodies, reports […]

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Chechnya President Vows to Eliminate All Gay Men by the End of May

  Chechnya’s president has vowed to ‘eliminate’ all gay men by the end of May. Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the Chechen Republic, threatened to rid the area of homosexuality ‘by Ramadan’. Ramadan, Islam’s holy month, begins on 26 May this year. Speaking to Gay Star News, a Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson confirmed these claims. […]

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Chechnya, Russia Has Opened Concentration Camps for Gay Men

Above photo: Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov (Photo by ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images) This story should have you all in rage and being shared and posted about MORE than Drag Race. Pink News Reports: Gay men arrested in a ‘purge’ in the Russian region of Chechnya are being held in concentration camp-style prisons, reports have alleged. Early reports […]