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If the reports of official violence are true, "this violation of human rights cannot be ignored," says Haley. 

April 17 2017 7:48 PM

Those who have escaped Chechnya are coming forward with stories of beatings, electric shocks, and more.

April 14 2017 10:21 AM

Protesters draped in rainbow flags shouted "close the camps" and laid pink flowers at the front gate of London's Russian Embassy, according to the UK's Evening Standard.

April 12 2017 7:36 PM

The LGBT rights group wants Tillerson to press Vladimir Putin and others regarding the attacks on gay men in the Russian republic of Chechnya.

April 12 2017 4:53 PM

The mass protest will be held near the Russian embassy in London on Wednesday, April 12, according to Gay Star News.

April 11 2017 4:17 PM
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