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Chechnya opens first concentration camp for homosexuals since Hitler

Posted by on Apr. 10, 2017 at 1:35 PM
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couture-mommy
by 8.21.1831 on Apr. 10, 2017 at 1:37 PM
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I need people to understand that we gay people aren't fucking projects.
I love women and no person can "cure" me from that.
LGAll65215
by on Apr. 10, 2017 at 2:06 PM
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They're demented and immoral over there in Chechnya, putting anyone in a concentration camp.
This has to be stopped.
Putin and his ally are behind this . They're evil.
VooDooB
by Emerald Member on Apr. 10, 2017 at 2:09 PM
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Islamic dominant.
I posted a thread a couple weeks ago about this backwards barbaric country kidnapping gay men. I guess we know what they're doing with them now.
LGAll65215
by on Apr. 10, 2017 at 2:13 PM
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Chechnya, Russia. Putin is part of this effort.

Quoting VooDooB: Islamic dominant.
I posted a thread a couple weeks ago about this backwards barbaric country kidnapping gay men. I guess we know what they're doing with them now.
Missus_Mom
by Silver Member on Apr. 10, 2017 at 2:17 PM
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It's a Muslim controlled country, so why is anyone surprised they would something so vile and disgusting?
VooDooB
by Emerald Member on Apr. 10, 2017 at 2:18 PM

Chechnya has it's own leader and a separate government.

Quoting LGAll65215: Chechnya, Russia. Putin is part of this effort.
Quoting VooDooB: Islamic dominant. I posted a thread a couple weeks ago about this backwards barbaric country kidnapping gay men. I guess we know what they're doing with them now.


VooDooB
by Emerald Member on Apr. 10, 2017 at 2:19 PM
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I'm not.

Muslims hate the gays and routinely execute them.

Quoting Missus_Mom: It's a Muslim controlled country, so why is anyone surprised they would something so vile and disgusting?


SRUsarahSC
by Gold Member on Apr. 10, 2017 at 2:22 PM
Why is that difficult for people to understand? Not that Putin is a friend to gays but NOT everything is always Russia, Russia, Russia.

Quoting VooDooB:

Chechnya has it's own leader and a separate government.

Quoting LGAll65215: Chechnya, Russia. Putin is part of this effort.

Quoting VooDooB: Islamic dominant.
I posted a thread a couple weeks ago about this backwards barbaric country kidnapping gay men. I guess we know what they're doing with them now.

VooDooB
by Emerald Member on Apr. 10, 2017 at 2:23 PM

The Chechen Government Is Reportedly Kidnapping And Murdering Gay Men


But the Chechen government denies that gay men even exist in Chechnya. “You cannot arrest or repress people who just don’t exist in the republic,” a spokesman told Interfax.


Local authorities in Chechnya are behind the disappearance of more than 100 gay men from across the Muslim-majority republic, a Russian newspaper reported on Saturday.

The revelation came from Novaya Gazeta, a privately owned newspaper known for its investigations. A broad range of men have been taken into custody, according to the newspaper, including two local television personalities. At least three have been killed, the paper claimed, though it was withholding the names of the victims.

The author of the article wrote that she confirmed the disappearances from sources in "the Interior Ministry of the Chechen Republic, inside the federal government, the FSB [domestic intelligence] Department for Chechnya, the Chechen prosecutor's office, and finally local LGBT activists."

An atmosphere of anti-gay feeling has been stewing in Chechnya since early March, Noveya Gazeta reported. It was then that Moscow-based gay rights group GayRussia.ru launched an effort to apply for permits to stage gay rights rallies across Russia. The effort was doomed to fail, according to Nikolai Alexeyev, the project's organizer, but the denied permits were being collected for submission to the European Court of Human Rights as evidence that gay rights are being suppressed within Russia.

The decision to include Kabardino-Balkaria, another Muslim-majority republic in the northern Caucuses, in the effort drew protest after it was reported in the local media and sparked the current round of disappearances in Chechnya.

According to Noveya Gazeta, the Chechen police regard the operation as "preventive mopping up" of undesirable figures.

Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov operates Chechnya devoid of much constraint from the federal government provided he keeps the region, which attempted to gain its independence in the 1990s, loyal to Moscow. He's managed to do just that in three ways: using federal money to rebuild the mostly destroyed capital city, Grozny; embracing traditional local customs to help co-opt potential extremists, such as making wearing hijabs mandatory for women in public places; and engaging in accused human rights abuses to keep the population in line.

Following the publication of Novaya Gazeta's article, Chechnya's government has gone beyond denying that the men had gone missing — it rebutted the idea that there were gay men in Chechnya in the first place.

“You cannot arrest or repress people who just don’t exist in the republic,” Kadyrov spokesman Alvi Karimov told Interfax. “If there were such people in Chechnya, the law-enforcement organs wouldn’t need to have anything to do with them because their relatives would send them somewhere from which there is no returning.”

Karimov was alluding to the idea that in the deeply conservative republic, relatives of some of the gay men arrested would perform an "honor killing" to rid themselves of their shame. Novaya Gazeta speculated that some of the gay men detained were released not for lack of evidence, but on the hope that their families would do just that.

Ekaterina Sokirianskaia, Russia project director for the International Crisis Group, confirmed to The Guardian that she was aware of the reported disappearances. “I have heard about it happening in Grozny, outside Grozny, and among people of very different ages and professions,” she said. But, she warned, there hasn't been a fully verified case yet. “It’s next to impossible to get information from the victims or their families, but the number of signals I’m receiving from different people makes it hard not to believe detentions and violence are indeed happening.”

While the federal government is apparently not behind the arrests, Russian President Vladimir Putin has made opposition to gay rights a staple of his domestic and foreign policies. In 2013 Russia passed legislation banning "gay propaganda." Presented as a means to protect the country's children from learning about homosexuality, in practice it has become a broad term that has been used to persecute LGBT people since.


https://www.buzzfeed.com/hayesbrown/the-chechen-government-is-reportedly-kidnapping-and?utm_term=.vnZGVGkZG#.qagYnY2qY



Gay Men Are Being Rounded Up And Killed In Chechnya: Report

A Chechen spokesman denied the report, saying, “You cannot arrest or repress people who just don’t exist.”


More than 100 gay men have been detained and at least three have been killed by authorities in Chechnya, according to a Russian newspaper cited Saturday in The New York Times.

The disturbing report from Novaya Gazeta, which cites government and police sources, follows a week of rumors about gay men mysteriously disappearing off the streets of the Russian republic, the Times reports.

Dozens of men between the ages of 16 and 50 have been detained “in connection with their nontraditional sexual orientation, or suspicion of such,” according to Novaya Gazeta as quoted in the Times.

The report blamed local authorities for the men’s detention and identified three men as murder victims. It’s thought that the actual number of dead may be higher. 



A spokesman for Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, who is a vocal supporter of Russian President Vladimir Putin, denied that any such activities have taken place. He further suggested that there are no gay people in the country at all.

“You cannot arrest or repress people who just don’t exist in the republic,” spokesman Alvi Karimov said in a statement obtained by Radio Free Europe on Saturday. “If such people existed in Chechnya, law enforcement would not have to worry about them, as their own relatives would have sent them to where they could never return.”

The mass detention of gay men is said to have followed attempts by gay rights groups to stage pride parades in cities across the country. The groups expected their requests for permits to be denied, but still filed them in hopes of taking them to the European Court of Human Rights, Slate reported.

The Russian Federation is known for its hostility to the LGBTQ community. Since 2013, it has upheld an anti-gay propaganda law that sharply curtails the public expression of LGBTQ identities.


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/chechen-gays-arrested-killed-reports-say_us_58e12a65e4b0b3918c843db6

OrangeBalloon
by Silver Member on Apr. 10, 2017 at 2:25 PM
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Ugh! That's horrible. 

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