In early April, Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta published a story regarding gay men being detained, tortured, and sometimes killed in the Russian republic of Chechnya.
The article claims that over 100 homosexual men in the "traditionally conservative Muslim society" had been rounded up and placed in a newly established and secret prison.
A man identified as one of the individuals held there said he was a victim of violence, which was used in an attempt to get him to reveal the identities of other gay men
TVNL Comment: Human Rights mean very little to much of the world. Will Trump stand up for the persecuted gay community throught the world? Don't hold your breath.