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Youth Group Action - July 2017

Chechnya - Stop abducting and killing gay men

Over a hundred men suspected of being gay have been abducted, tortured and some even killed in the southern Russian republic of Chechnya. The Chechen government won’t admit that gay men even exist in Chechnya nor that they ordered what the police call 'preventive mopping up' of people they consider undesirable. We urgently need your help to call out the Chechen government on the persecution of people who are, as they put it, of 'non-traditional orientation', and urge immediate action to ensure their safety.