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2 Gay Chechens Held on Terror Charges Without Proof – NGO
The men had fled Chechnya last year but were arrested and returned this month, the LGBT Network says.
Novaya Gazeta Publishes New Evidence of Chechen Extrajudicial Killings
The newspaper says the findings corroborate its 2017 investigation into 27 alleged executions that followed Chechen anti-terror raids.
fit for print
Russian News Site Warns of ‘Dangerous Precedent’ With $200K Libel Fine
The Ura.ru news website said that its case could set a trend of silencing media outlets by forcing them into bankruptcy.
Lifting Mask Mandates in Chechnya, Udmurtia 'Premature,' Health Expert Warns
Russia continues to record around 15,000 new infections per day.
TORTURED and THREATENED
2 Gay Men Sent Back to Chechnya Were ‘Kidnapped’ – Rights Group
The two men were detained in Nizhny Novgorod and sent back to the North Caucasus region.
2 Gay Men Returned to Chechnya Face 'Mortal Danger': Rights Group
The North Caucasus region has been accused of brutal persecution against people believed to be homosexual.
Russia Returns Escaped Gay Men to Chechen Police – NGO
The LGBT Network had helped the two men flee from Chechnya after they were allegedly tortured by Chechen police.
call in a favor
Chechen Leaders Pledge ‘Help’ to Navalny Protester Who Clashed With Police
Video showing the young man, reported to be a Chechen native, kicking and punching baton-wielding officers spread across social media.
'on the spot'
Chechnya Kills Militant Tied to IS, Deadly Moscow Attacks
Aslan Byutukayev was designated in 2016 as a "global terrorist" by the U.S. State Department.
Russian Jailed in Sweden Over Hammer Attack on Anti-Kadyrov Blogger
Swedish court alleges high-level backing for attempted murder of Chechen dissident Tumso Abdurakhmanov.
3 People Killed in Chechnya Attack on Police
One law enforcement officer was killed and another injured, while both attackers were shot dead by return fire.
U.S. Sanctions Kadyrov Associates Over Human Rights Abuses
Treasury Department sanctions six companies and five individuals under Magnitsky Act.
5 Chechens Arrested in France Over Teacher’s Beheading – Reports
Anti-terrorism investigators reportedly suspect them of communicating with the killer online.
War of Words
Kremlin Condemns Attempts to Justify Chechen Beheading of French Teacher
“This is undoubtedly a terrorist act that is not subject to anything but deep condemnation and rejection," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
laid to rest
Chechen Who Beheaded French Teacher Buried on Home Soil – Reports
Video on social media showed attendees shouting “Allahu Akbar” (“God is Great”) as they walked alongside pallbearers.
real heroes needed
Chechnya Should Replace Marvel Superhero Mural With ‘Real Heroes,’ Kadyrov Says
Kadyrov fears Chechnya's children will abandon their heritage in favor of the Marvel universe.
free to watch
‘Welcome to Chechnya’ Gay Purge Documentary Now Streaming for Russian-Speaking Audiences
David France's documentary traces a Moscow-based LGBT association’s attempts to exfiltrate gay Chechens to safety.
Shock and Fear Grips Chechens in France After Teacher’s Beheading by 'One of Our Own'
Chechen emigres are worried the killing will lead to stigmatization, or worse, deportation back to Chechnya.
religion vs. free speech
France's Macron ‘the No. 1 Terrorist in the World,’ Chechen Mufti Says
Macron vowed that France “will not give up cartoons” after a teacher was beheaded for showing students depictions of the Prophet Mohammad.
2 Russian MMA Fighters Praise French Teacher’s Decapitation – Reports
One reportedly called the suspect a “hero” while another joked that “freedom of speech has lost its beginning in France.”
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