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Reports: 2 killed, dozens detained in gay purge in Chechnya

Seattle Times Monday, 14 January 2019
Reports: 2 killed, dozens detained in gay purge in ChechnyaMOSCOW (AP) — LGBT rights activists say that at least two people have died and about 40 people detained in what has been described as a new crackdown on gay people in the Russian republic of Chechnya. Activists from the Russian LGBT Network said Monday that about 40 men and women have been detained on […]
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HuffPost reports that several people have been detained in Russia’s Chechnya region on suspicion of being part of the LGBTQ community. The reports come nearly 18 months after more than 100 gay men in Chechnya were arrested, subjected to torture, and some were killed, according to activists. Chechen...

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