Like hundreds of others in his home country, Amin Dzhabrailov was detained and tortured because he is gay
A Russian man who said he was tortured during a crackdown on LGBT+ people in Chechnya has appealed to Europe’s top rights court, claiming his case was not properly investigated by Russian authorities, his lawyers said on Friday.
Russia must act urgently to protect the rights of people who are, or are perceived to be, lesbian, gay or bisexual in Chechnya, and investigate allegations of human rights abuses including two reported deaths, say UN rights experts*.
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), requests your intervention in the following situation in the Russian Federation.
The Russian LGBT Network has requested that Russia’s Federal Investigative Committee look into reports of renewed arrests, torture, and killings of those suspected of being LGBTQ in Chechnya, Mediazona reports.
Five per cent of UK adults do not believe the Holocaust took place and one in 12 believes its scale has been exaggerated, a survey has found.
The entire world knows that in Chechnya there is a long-lasting hunt for LGBT people.
The Russian LGBT Network activated evacuation of the survivors of a new wave of LGBT persecution in Chechnya.
Gay sex is not a crime in Russia, but rights groups say a law limiting the dissemination of information on LGBT+ issues has led to homophobic attacks
Around 40 detained, at least 2 killed
Latest warning comes after reports of gay men arrested, tortured and detained
Authorities in Russia's Chechnya region have committed torture, enforced disappearances, extrajudicial executions, and other “very serious” human rights violations and abuses, an expert report has concluded.