Arthur, 22, fled Chechnya, where homosexuals are still being persecuted. For his family, it was a “shame”: struck by his parents, his father even threatened to kill him.
He tells his ordeal to Hugo Clément and recounts the ill-treatment suffered by his imprisoned friends in Chechnya: physical violence, sexual abuse, deprivation … “Sometimes, you are sent back to your family to kill you,” he explains. there.
Today, Arthur works with Urgence Homophobie and wants to “erase his Chechen life”..