Gay Teenager Tortured by Russian Anti-Gay Group believed to have died.
- Teenager was allegedly kidnapped and tortured by Russian neo-Nazis
- Spectrum Human Rights Alliance (SHRA) say he died from injuries caused by his torture
- Victim was forced to come out to parents and soaked with urine.
TheGayUK recently reported that gay teens were being tortured anti-gay groups who used personal ads on popular social networks to lure their victims. According to SHRA, Dr. Valentin Degtyarev, MD, who closely monitors infamous Neo Nazi group “Occupy Pedofilyaj” reports the victim shown in the pictures has died from numerous tortures against him. TheGayUK has censored the picture.
The SHRA also claims that no arrests or charges have been filed against any of the men in the picture. The identity of the victim in the photo has yet to be verified, so we’re unable to validate the claim.
The Spectrum Human Rights Alliance is a leading international organization devoted to human rights advancement on behalf of people who experience discrimination or abuse on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression in Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and former Soviet Union countries.
The SHRA also reports that an activist Artem Gorodilov who dared to stand-up to the gang, was kidnapped in the middle of the night and taken a local cemetery in Kamensk-Uralsk. He was brought the grave of another alleged victim of this group, who later committed suicide, a point the kidnappers were pleased to point out. He was tortured and bullied for being gay and spreading gay propaganda.
‘Eventually this Nazi group dismantled a huge wooden cross from one of the graves nearby and made Mr. Gorodilov to run with it for his life while being chased by their car. This incident caught attention of the local branch of the Russian Orthodox church who thought that the Nazi group displayed a disrespect to the Holy Cross and offended feelings of their believers thus the church representatives complained to the police. As a result, these Nazi group was brought by the police for questioning and immediately released,’ a statement from the SHRA reads.
In June, President Putin signed into law a bill that could see both nationals and international visitors promoting “non-traditional relationships” to anyone under 18 face hefty fines and prison.
A mass protest is due to take place this Saturday in London to demonstrate against the violations against LGBT people in Russian.
Over 3000 people have signed up to protest near the Russian Embassy in London.
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