In a television interview slated for broadcast on July 18, Kadyrov reiterated his earlier contention that there are no gay people in Chechnya and denied that they had been arrested and tortured by his government. Wiley Blackwell. Russian foreign minister says claims of abuse are 'not based on fact ' ". Men who practiced what was known to be harmless amusement with other men were now subject to arrest under the law. Nazi Germany thought of German gay men as against the plan of creating a " master race " and sought to force them into sexual and social conformity. Retrieved 27 May A spokesperson for Russian President Vladimir Putin endorsed Chechen leaders' claims that anti-gay persecution is not occurring in the republic.
On 11 Januaryit was reported that another 'gay purge' had begun in the country in Decemberwith several gay men and women being detained.
At the moment, more than a hundred men have been informed of the detention. April 14, Views Read Edit View history.
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