A new interview with the leader of the Russian region underscores how dire the situation is for gays there.
The complex is now deserted but shows evidence of recent use.
Actor Sir Ian McKellen joins Amnesty International in protesting the violence against gay people in Chechnya. The protest took place in front of the Russian embassy in London.
The newly elected French president told Putin that LGBT citizens in the Russian province must be protected, according to CNN.
"The sounds of torture are just there all day," a survivor of detention camps tells Human Rights Watch.
Activists and concerned citizens rally around the globe to protect Chechnya's gay and bisexual men.
Leila was attacked in Moscow by a fellow Chechen who said, “When will you stop disgracing your people?”