News+ Russia cancels youth festival for promoting LGBTI agenda. Lesbians are also being killed in Chechnya and no-one seems to care. Council of Europe anti-torture Committee urges the Russian Federation to carry out effective investigations into allegations of torture in the Northern Caucasian region. GAYROPA: CHEETS START ASSOCIATION TO HELP LGBT + REFUGEES FROM FATHER’S COUNTRY. Head of the State Duma Committee on Family Issues Tamara Pletnev: “Gays should be treated” The State Duma introduced a law on the doubling of fines for “homopropaganda” – 100,000 with confiscation. Performance “Grenzeloos”. Homophobe killed two Russian gay retirees. KOSTA KARAKASHYAN ABOUT TERROR IN CHECHNYA On January 12, in Sofia, in Gallery 2.0, we presented the film WAITING FOR COLOR to the director and choreographer Kosta Karakashian. Video: “In Chechnya, if you understand that you’re gay, it’s like you’re dead” LGBTI people face torture and death in Chechnya – here’s how you can help them. France introduces national LGBTI anti-bullying campaign in all schools. Londoners rally at Russian embassy demanding end to torture in Chechnya. LGBT activist beaten for picket in support of Chechen gays. Russians were offered a gay hunt for a fee Two rapporteurs condemn the latest alleged murder, torture and illegal detention of LGBTI persons in Chechnya New details emerge about what one source calls an anti-LGBTQ ‘genocide’ LGBTQ community reports dozens imprisoned and up to 20 killed in Chechnya within past month Chechnya has reportedly launched a new ‘gay purge’ Presentation of the documentary dance film #WAITINGFORCOLOR For the first time in eight years, the For Human Rights Movement did not receive a presidential grant. OSCE Rapporteur’s Report under the Moscow Mechanism on alleged Human Rights Violations and Impunity in the Chechen Republic of the Russian Federation.