Two killed, 40 detained in new gay purge in Chechnya

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The new allegations come after reports in 2017 of more than 100 gay men arrested and subjected to torture, and some of them killed, in the Russian region.
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LGBT advocacy say dozens of gays arrested in Chechnya, ‘outdated fiction' authorities say

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A gay rights advocacy group claims at least 40 people have been arrested in Russia's Chechen Republic, alleging wave of persecution. Chechen leadership says the claim has no truth behind it.
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A horrific LGBT purge in a Russian region ruled by an 'Instagram-addicted' warlord has killed 2 more people, activists say

A horrific LGBT purge in a Russian region ruled by an 'Instagram-addicted' warlord has killed 2 more people, activists say

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About 40 gay men and women were detained in a widespread purge against LGBT people in Chechnya, a mostly-Muslim region in southern Russia, activists said.
Two gay men were tortured to death in detention, the Russian LGBT Network said on Monday.
The latest alleged purge, which reportedly started last month, comes after reports that Chechnya detained and tortured around 100 others in 2017.
The region is ruled by Ramzan Kadyrov, a Kremlin-installed warlord who regularly posted photos of cats on Instagram until Facebook took down his account more than a year ago.
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