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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The speaker of the Chechen Parliament responded to the accusations of involvement in the torture of gays

The speaker of the Parliament of the Chechen Republic Magomed Daudov has responded to the report of the Human rights organization Human Rights Watch (HRW), which referred to his involvement in the torture of homosexuals in “secret prisons”. He stated that he tried to put a bigot and attribute to him “an assault on those whom we have never had”.

Magomed Daudov. A photo of his “Instagrama”

In his Instagram Daudov wrote that it opposes the substitution of traditional family values, according to which “man is a responsible father, not a sexless creature calling himself a man.” He stressed that never raises a hand against a defenseless people, even if he despises them.

As it turned out, with contempt Daudov applies in particular to the HRW human rights defenders, to sue the “cheap slander” is abhorrent to him. “I am ready to any investigative proceedings with you as a citizen of Russia. But as a Chechen I just despise you!!!” – said the speaker of the Chechen Parliament.

Before there was a post Daudova, reports of his involvement in the torture of gay people in Chechnya have already commented in the Parliament of the Republic.

Read more: Chechen Parliament spat on human rights defenders, who told us about the torture of homosexuals

The HRW report with the words of victims of torture said that Daudov was present when the bullying and accompanied them with offensive remarks, was “a public confession” of alleged homosexuals.

About the persecution and several cases of murders of gay men in Chechnya, the media wrote. After that the authorities of the Republic has said several times that this information is not true. Writing on this subject of journalists they accused of insulting the Chechen people.


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