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Chechen President Calls Gay People ‘Devils’ while Claiming there are None in Chechnya

The Putin-backed president of Chechnya sat down for an interview with HBO Real Sports about wrestling in Chechnya, but was…

Read Their Names: List of 27 Chechen Men Murdered for Homosexuality, and the World Still Stays Silent

We watched in disgust as the Chechen government completely lied to Vice News’ crew about the detainment, torture, and killing…

Vice News Gives World First Look Inside Chechen Prisons Where Gay Men are Allegedly Tortured and Some Killed

In typical Vice News fashion, the HBO crew tackled a disturbing news story—that very little was known about—by going straight…

Germany Leads Again! Visa Granted to Gay Chechen

Germany has once again shown leadership in the face of a humanitarian crisis as they have granted a visa to…

Number of Gay Men Murdered in Chechnya Increases, According to Paper

At least 26 men have been killed in Russian-controlled Chechnya, according to a Russian paper. Novaya Gazeta made the original claim…

Asylum Visa for US Out of Reach for Gay Chechens

Russian LGBT advocacy groups are saying that after conversations with the US embassy they have been led to believe that…

Kill Your Gay Kid, or We Will, Alarming Message from Chechen Police

With at least 200 gay men being held in concentration-camp-like areas throughout Chechnya, the violence toward the gay community seems…

CNN Interviews Chechen Gay Men about Human Rights Abuses Directed Toward LGBT People

Until now, the allegations that gay men are being attacked by police and rounded up and tortured by Chechen authorities have…

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Says the US Cannot Ignore Gay Men in Chechnya

Nikki Haley, the United States’ ambassador to the United Nations released a statement yesterday about the unconfirmed though widely reported news that…

Sign the Petition, Attend Rally, Things We Can do Now to Call Attention to ‘Gay Concentration Camps’ in Chechnya

“Call for an immediate stop to abduction, torture and killing of gay men in Chechnya,” Amnesty International posted today on…

Systemic Killing of Gay Men in Chechnya Needs International Outcry

Novaya Gazeta reported that more than 100 men have been arbitrarily detained in ‘camps‘ and at least three have been…

Sign the Petition to Help Gay Men Being Allegedly Slaughtered in Chechnya

We told you about the atrocities reportedly taking place in Chechnya, where the government may be rounding up hundreds of…