The confidence of our citizenry in their Government would be severely taxed if we looked with tolerance upon the employment of such persons. But he and others officials made no attempt to conceal their hostility to LGBT people.
The names of most of those interviewed have been changed at their request out of concern the Chechen authorities or their families might harm them.
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Why are we usually left out of the discussion about what it means to be a man? He still occasionally forwarded information about suspected homosexuals and likely had the ear of the subcommittee's chief counsel, Francis Flanagan. Over several hours he took ABC reporters to security woman told me how most gay men were in regional police base just outside Grozny, driving them there himself.
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Chechen officials, like Aluadinnov, though have seized on the investigation to assert Lapunov's accusations are baseless.
In particular, Lapunov has said he had his phone on him, allowing him to prove that during his disappearance he had been in a building in the heart of Chechnya's security district. Roy Blick, head of the D. A year later, Congress passed an act "for the treatment of sexual psychopaths" in the nation's capital.
From the start of the Cold War, officials have thought of gays as a security risk on par with communists.