Moscow. April 4. INTERFAX – the Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova announced that it has received no complaints about the persecution of LGBT people in Chechnya, the Chechen Ombudsman believes the information is unreliable.
“Treatment for this reason has not been received. According to publications in the media audit was conducted by the Commissioner for human rights in Chechnya”, – said T. Moskalkova, “Interfax”.
In turn, the Chechen Ombudsman Nurdi Nukhazhiev called the information about mass detentions of members of the LGBT community in the country “complete nonsense and an attempt to initiate discrediting Chechen society scandal”, reported on the website of the Ombudsman.
N. Nukhazhiev said that the information disseminated by media without verifying its authenticity.
“If the author knows the victims of the Chechen men gay, let them give the information available to law enforcement. I have no doubt that for this insult they or their relatives will find the author and call him to account for such a humiliating insult,” said the Ombudsman.
He noted that he supports the position of press Secretary of the head of Chechnya, Alvi Karimov that “it is impossible to prosecute those in the Republic simply does not and can not be.”
“It is totally inappropriate when dirty provocation amenable to high government officials who are required ten times to check this kind of information, before you rant about the need for some investigations,” added Commissioner for human rights.
Informed to “Novaya Gazeta” published a material that in Chechnya detained about 100 people suspected of homosexuality, in addition, killed at least three people.