The independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta published an article on Friday, January 11, reporting that a new wave of attacks on the LGBT community in Chechnya has begun, and confirming that the situation is one of prolonged crisis and lawlessness.
A group of 15 countries have issued questions to Russia under the OSCE's Vienna Mechanism.
The first comprehensive report issued by an international organisation on the widespread human rights abuses inflicted on the LGBTI communities in Chechnya was adopted on 27 June 2018.
The first comprehensive report issued by an international organisation on the widespread human rights abuses inflicted on the LGBTI communities in Chechnya was adopted last night (27 June 2018).
Executive Director of ILGA-Europe, Evelyne Paradis, said: “With a noticeable rise in homophobic, biphobic and transphobic hate crime in a number of countries, and the lack of legislation to protect
Over 30 powerful personal testimonies from Chechnya are included in a report prepared by the Russian LGBT Network, in cooperation with reporters from Novaya Gazeta.
Latest observations from the Russian LGBT Network.
The resolution condemns the widespread human rights violations in Chechnya.
This evening, ILGA-Europe have received an update on the disturbing situation in Chechnya.
The Russian LGBT Network has continued its fact finding mission on the alarming arbitrary detention, torture and killing of (perceived) gay men in Chechnya.