News Archives | Rights Universal | Human Rights For All
Stay Informed
We'll let you know when we add new original content, have an upcoming event, or exciting and important news to share!


All news articles relevant to the RU mission.

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,