CHECHNYA has been accused of opening a concentration camp for homosexuals with reports of gay men being tortured with electric shocks and beaten to death, prompting international outcry.
Up to 100 gay man have been detained and at least three killed in the past week in Chechnya, according to Russian newspaper Novoya Gazeta.
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Human rights organisation the Council of Europe branded the allegations “alarming” and ordered an investigation.
It is believed inmates have been tortured with electric currents and beaten by guards trying to identify other members of the gay community in the region.