Tag Archive | Chechnya

National LGBT Federation expects largest ever protest at Russian Embassy today

National LGBT Federation expects largest ever protest at Russian Embassy today

The National LGBT Federation (NXF) calls on the LGBT+ community and allies to join them at the Russian Embassy in Dublin today from 17:00 to 19:00 to protest the Russian Government’s inaction on the atrocities against gay men in Chechnya. With approximately 1,000 people registered on Facebook to attend the event, the NXF say

UK: Protests At Russian Embassy In London Over LGBT Killings In Chechnya

UK: Protests At Russian Embassy In London Over LGBT Killings In Chechnya

Hundreds of people gathered outside the Russian embassy in London [last] Wednesday to protest, after reports from human rights groups that up to 100 gay men are being held and tortured in “camps” in Russia’s southern region of Chechnya. Russian independent newspaper, Novaya Gazeta, reported at least three of the men detained had been killed […]

Opinion: We Cannot Be Silent Over Chechen LGBT Killings

Opinion: We Cannot Be Silent Over Chechen LGBT Killings

Scott De Buitléir comments on the latest crisis to hit the LGBT community, to which everyone should be vocally protesting.