Reports of imprisonment and torture of homosexuals in Chechnya
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Chechnya gay detentions: Reports of torture emerge

For several weeks reports have been emerging from the Russian Republic of Chechnya of a violent campaign against gay people.

The Russian LGBT Network set up a help line to assist those who have been affected. So what have callers been telling them?

The group's Svetlana Zakharova spoke to the BBC World Service's Newshour programme.

  • 11 Apr 2017