Russian LGBT activists relocate more than 40 homosexuals out of Chechnya
Igor Kochetkov, chairman of the Russian LGBT network, who is involved in legal aid for Chechen homosexuals and assists in relocating them from the republic, told Current Time news outlet that since the publication of Novaya Gazeta’s investigations regarding the persecution of homosexuals in Chechnya, more than 80 people have approached them for help.
“Since the first of April, we started receiving requests. Already more than 80 people have approached us. Thus far, of them more than 40 people who we have helped are located outside of the Chechen Republic. I can say that thus far 9 of the people …read more