“They said that I'm not a human, that I am nothing, that I should rather be a terrorist, than a faggot” LGBT Persecution in the North Caucasus: a Report

The report “They said that I'm not a human, that I am nothing. That I should rather be a terrorist, than a faggot” is based on testimonies of people from Chechnya who were persecuted, illegally detained, and tortured. In this report, the Russian LGBT Network reveals the factual timeline of this crime against humanity and disentangles the details of the LGBT persecution in Chechnya. Based on testimonial evidence, the report underscores the brutality of the tortures and the Chechen authorities’ involvement in criminal activities against LGBT people.

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The report is available in German 

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