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New detentions of LGBTI people in Chechnya: Russia needs to take action

A new wave of arrests, persecution and torture against (perceived) LGBTI people in Chechnya has started in Chechnya since December 2018. 40 people, both men and women, have been detained – and at least two were killed, according the┬áRussian LGBT … 
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Posted in: News stories, Press releases, Recent news on January 15th, 2019
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European Parliament: Russia must address LGBTI persecution in Chechnya

In a resolution adopted┬átoday, the European Parliament has called on Russian authorities to end the campaign of persecution targeted at people perceived to be LGBTI in Chechnya. The resolution highlights that this persecution campaign is “part of a worrying trend … 
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Posted in: Press releases, Recent news on February 8th, 2018