There were many to choose from, but Chechnya's Ramzan Kadyrov gets the title of Phobie of the Year.
Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov has overseen “an administration involved in disappearances and extrajudicial killings,” Treasury Department officials said.
A bipartisan resolution sailed through both houses of Congress, yet the president has never uttered a peep about the kidnapping and murder of gay men in the Russian region.
Maxim Lapunov is the first to formally alert Russian authorities of the region's queer persecution.
A disturbing report has raised concerns over the safety of the men who fled persecution.
A trans woman shares her harrowing journey out of Chechnya and pleads with the public to not look away.
Canada has opened its doors to the gay and bi men tortured in Chechnya while Trump remains silent.