Video: “In Chechnya, if you understand that you’re gay, it’s like you’re dead”

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”..

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