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Chechnya: Escaped gay men sent back by Russian police

Discussion in 'European Politics' started by danieldemol, Feb 7, 2021.

  1. danieldemol

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    'Two gay Chechen men who fled to Russia after allegedly being tortured have been returned to Chechnya and are in "mortal danger", a rights group says.

    The Russian LGBT Network said Salekh Magamadov and Ismail Isayev had been seized and returned by Russian police.

    The group said it helped the men escape to Russia last year to avoid arrest by Chechen police, officially for running an opposition Telegram channel.'

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