Russian LGBT Network added to list of ‘foreign agents’

For years, the LGBTQ community has faced intense persecution in the southern Russian republic of Chechnya. In 2017, law enforcement officials rounded up dozens of men on suspicion of being gay, held them in unofficial detention facilities for days, humiliated, starved and tortured them, in an episode that has been dubbed Chechnya’s “anti-gay purge.”

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