chechnya

VICE News

Chechnya’s new LGBT purge has already claimed two lives, activists say

“We know that around 40 people were detained, both men and women.”
David Gilbert
1.14.19
chechnya

This group is secretly helping LGBT Chechens escape a "gay purge"

Milena Mikael-Debass
Gabriel Connelly
10.20.17
LGBTQ

A March for Chechnya This Weekend Rallied All of Gay Instagram

Hundreds gathered in New York Saturday to march against Chechnya's brutal crackdown on LGBTQ citizens, drawn largely through social media. Can their voice inspire more than double taps?
Khalid El Khatib
10.17.17
FIGHTLAND

'Real Sports' Interview with Chechen Dictator Is a Wakeup Call for MMA

Down one road lies the sports mainstream, down the other lies poisonous masculinity.
Josh Rosenblatt
7.20.17
chechnya

Inside the Chechen prison where gay men say they were tortured

“My officers would not even want to touch such people, if they exist, let alone beating or torturing them.”
Hind Hassan
6.20.17
The Rundown

Trump's Paris Climate Accord Pullout Would Make the US a Rogue Nation

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
5.31.17
chechnya

Gay men in Chechnya were electrocuted, kicked, punched, and "disappeared": report

Tess Owen
5.26.17
advocacy

Nearly 100 Percent of the Puerto Rican Population Is Using Toxic Water

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not, and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
5.11.17
advocacy

The Rundown

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not, and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
4.28.17
LGBTQ

Hundreds Protest in Outrage Against Chechnya's Gay Concentration Camps

As more reports of torture filter out from the repressive Russian republic, protesters in Manchester gathered in solidarity with gay men persecuted by the state.
Zing Tsjeng
4.24.17
LGBTQ

Activists Are Scrambling to End Chechnya’s Persecution of Gay Men

As reports emerge that gay men are being imprisoned and murdered in the republic, activists are urging citizens to put pressure on Western officials to act.
Matt Baume
4.12.17
FIGHTLAND

As Persecution of Gay Men in Chechnya Worsens, Dictator's MMA "Ambassador" Fabricio Werdum Keeps Quiet

The former UFC champion did pose for a picture wearing an Akhmat FC shirt, though.
Josh Rosenblatt
4.12.17
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