• New anti-gay purge in Chechnya leaves 2 dead, 40 detained, activists say: 'Get out of the republic'

    1 day ago - By LA Times

    Two members of Chechnya's LGBTQ community have died as a result of police torture and at least 40 have been arrested since the end of December in a new crackdown on gay people in the mostly Muslim North Caucasus republic, activists said Monday. The new purge comes after global condemnation of Chechen...
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