Russia: Formal complaint made over gay crackdown in Chechnya
A Russian man is accusing authorities in Chechnya of brutally beating him as part of a broad crackdown on gay people in the Russian region
Russian court blocks deportation of gay journalist to Uzbekistan
A Moscow appeals court has temporarily blocked the deportation of a gay journalist to Uzbekistan, where rights groups had warned he could face imprisonment and torture. The imminent expulsion of the journalist, Khudoberdy Nurmatov, to Uzbekistan, ranked by rights groups as one of the most
Russia set to deport gay reporter to a country where activists say he faces torture, prison
A gay journalist at a crusading investigative newspaper in Russia faces possible deportation by Moscow to the central Asian country of Uzbekistan where homosexuality is illegal and where activists fear he may face torture and imprisonment. The journalist, Khudoberdi Nurmatov, who writes under the
Trump urges Mexican president: Stop saying you won't pay for the wall
President Donald Trump spoke by phone with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull earlier this year, and The Washington Post obtained transcripts of the calls. Here are a few highlights from the two calls, which took place on Jan. 27 and Jan. 28. Trump
For many gay men in conservative Chechnya , living in fear for their lives is commonplace
They call themselves survivors. Two Chechen men who agreed to share their story say they have been forced into hiding and their lives are in danger simply because they are gay. They say they are so afraid, even with a place in a secret safe house outside of Moscow, that they asked ABC News'
In Chechnya , these men say they fear for their lives because they're gay
Two men, who agreed to speak with "Nightline" in secret, say they were targeted for being gay and had to go into hiding.
The core issues at stake as Trump plans to meet Macron
President Trump will reemerge in public Wednesday evening for the first time since Saturday as he heads to Paris to celebrate Bastille Day . It’s his third trip abroad as president, and despite its brevity, it is an important one. As Trump celebrates America’s oldest ally’s most important national
US student's death after North Korea release raises questions
At the time of Otto Warmbier's trip, Young Pioneer Tours described their excursions to North Korea online as "extremely safe."
LGBT activists arrested in Moscow after demanding investigation of alleged torture of gay men in Chechnya
Five LGBT activists have been arrested in Moscow as they tried to deliver a petition calling on Russian authorities to investigate the alleged detention and torture of dozens of gay men in Chechnya . One of the activists from the group LGBT Network, Nikita Safranov, speaking to ABC News from inside
Nikki Haley demands action over reports that gay men in Chechnya are being targeted, killed
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations , Nikki Haley , has called on authorities in Chechnya to investigate reports that dozens of gay men are being rounded up and tortured there. In a statement on Monday, Haley said the United States was “disturbed” by the reports that have emerged in the past