#Chechnya

  • Article: 6 Things You Shouldn't Forget as Russia Hosts the 2018 World Cup

    6 Things You Shouldn't Forget as Russia Hosts the 2018 World Cup

    By James Hitchings-Hales|June 14, 2018

    Even people who don’t like football should be paying attention. Read more

  • Article: Electric Shocks, Routine Beatings, and Murder: What It’s Like to Be Gay in Chechnya

    Electric Shocks, Routine Beatings, and Murder: What It’s Like to Be Gay in Chechnya

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 17, 2017

    An emotional press conference illustrates the brutality of anti-LGBTQ policies in Chechnya. Read more

  • Article: Canada Quietly Offered Asylum to Gay Men Facing Torture in Chechnya

    Canada Quietly Offered Asylum to Gay Men Facing Torture in Chechnya

    By Jackie Marchildon|Sept. 8, 2017

    It’s not often that governmental secrets are applauded, but this is one for the books. Read more

  • Article: France Welcomes First Gay Refugee From Chechnya

    France Welcomes First Gay Refugee From Chechnya

    By Meghan Werft|June 1, 2017

    Just in time. Read more

  • Article: Disturbing Details of Executions Emerge From Chechnya's 'Gay Torture Camps': Report

    Disturbing Details of Executions Emerge From Chechnya's 'Gay Torture Camps': Report

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 4, 2017

    “They tell the parents to kill their child. They say: Either you do it or we will’”. Read more

  • Article: Gay Men Are Being Abducted and Murdered by the Chechen Government: Reports

    Gay Men Are Being Abducted and Murdered by the Chechen Government: Reports

    By Colleen Curry|April 11, 2017

    The government says there are no gay men in Chechnya. Read more