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Feb 18, 2018
Four women shot dead in suspected Islamist attack on Orthodox church in RussiaFour women were shot dead in an apparent Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Russia on Sunday, officials and local media said.
Oct 17, 2017
Russian man speaks out on police torture on homosexual men in ChechnyaA gay man living in Chechnya, on Monday, went public to describe his detention and torture by police during a crackdown on homosexuals in the region ruled by strongman Ramzan Kadryov.
Sep 10, 2017
Myanmar violence: 200 protesters detained in St Petersburg at rally condemning crackdown against Rohingya MuslimsRussian police detained people from a crowd of about 200 protesters in St Petersburg who had gathered over the crackdown on the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
Sep 04, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Thousands rally in Russia's Chechnya to protest against 'genocide of Muslims'Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov brought tens of thousands of people to the streets of the capital Grozny on Monday to protest what he called the "genocide of Muslims" in Myanmar.
Jun 25, 2017
Russian police kills two suspected militants in gun fight in North CaucasusRussian security forces say they have killed two suspected militants during a gun battle in a volatile region of Russia's North Caucasus.
May 26, 2017
Russian officials investigate claims of anti-gay killings in ChechnyaRussian officials are actively investigating claims of a purge of gay men in Chechnya, the media reported on Friday.
Apr 29, 2017
Chechnya is persecuting its gays: Here's what we can do to rise up against it"Let’s work on something more constructive, like freeing those who are tangled in the web of deceit in Chechnya." - Harish Iyer
Apr 20, 2017
Gay men flee Chechnya after strongman Ramzan Kadyrov's regime begins persecution of sexual minoritiesIlya looks tired and drawn. After being beaten and tortured by men in military uniform in Russia's Chechnya region, he fled to Moscow but still fears for his life because he is gay.
Apr 11, 2017
Chechnya opens world's first concentration camp for homosexuals: ReportsThe news comes shortly after it was claimed 100 gay men had been detained and three killed in Chechnya last week,
Sep 09, 2016
Islamic conference in Chechnya: Why Sunnis are disassociating themselves from SalafistsAn Islamic conference was organised in Chechnya recently by Muslim clerics from around the world to take an uncompromising stand against Takfiri terrorism.