So far, none have received asylum in the United States. Some of those interviewed said this happened in at least two other cases. Update to RUS of 16 February on the treatment of homosexuals". The Moscow Times. Witnesses report they are also beaten with polypropylene pipes below the waistand tortured with electricity. United States Department of State.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. There is no such diagnosis as homosexuality in medicine. Most Viewed June 16, Commentary. The Wall Street Journal.
Though Russia decriminalized homosexuality during the breakup of the Soviet Union, the police in Chechnya have periodically detained gay people in extrajudicial arrests without repercussions from the federal authorities.