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Russia opens investigation into Chechnya’s gay purge, reports of abuse continue

The Russian federal government opened an investigation into cases of abuse against gays in Chechnya last week after international pressure and media reports continued to expose the atrocities. The outcry follows a report by an independent Russian newspaper and activists that more than 100 suspected gay men in Chechnya were rounded up and tortured with electric shocks,

Emboldened by revolution and democracy, Tunisian women test political waters

The country’s swing toward progressiveness is encouraging, but could use improvement, leading Tunisian feminists say.

After enduring decades of dictatorship, the country credited with sparking the Arab Spring is shedding light on thousands of allegations of rape,