Gay refugees from Chechnya still scared for their lives


Shannon Power writes at Gay Star News:

A human rights advocate has shared the heartbreaking reality of Chechen refugees who still don’t feel safe, even though they’ve escaped certain persecution.

It was revealed earlier this year the gay and bisexual men were being detained, tortured and in some cases killed in Chechnya.

A number of countries agreed to take in refugees including, LithuaniaFranceGermany and Canada.

But for two Chechen men they do not feel safe even in their new home in a bustling living in Western European metropolis.

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