The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov has commented on the publication in mass media about allegedly existing in the Republic’s prisons for gays and are generally available here the persecution of individuals based on sexual orientation. He called such publications PR journalists. As for the “Novaya Gazeta”, who dedicated their contributions to this issue, according to Kadyrov, its employees should apologize for the false information.
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“Not you, the journalists, to ask those corrupt devils that they apologized to the Chechen people, knelt for what they insulted, humiliated, blamed. Themselves up,” Kadyrov said at the festival “Shashlik-Mashlik”, ego quotes RBC.
He noted that the resolution adopted in the Central mosque of Grozny on April 3 (it was all about retribution for the “instigators”), was intended to reassure the youth: “the Youth were ready for anything”.
Thus Kadyrov asked where the reporters got the information on prisons for gays. According to him, human rights activists came into the country and could not find anything similar.
At the same time, the head of Chechnya, spoke on the topic of homosexuality, noting that he considers such relations between people are abnormal. “God created us male and female, animals — and where is it written in religion or anywhere that a cat should be allowed to marry?” According to him, such a relationship is “unconventional, mentally abnormal things, we don’t understand.”
As for who wrote about the oppression of gay journalists, Kadyrov said that they are working on paid from abroad money and are generally unhealthy people “should be treated with understanding.”
“We have a hospital that psycho in there, we send them, let there are free tours that they were cured there,” – said the head of the region.
However, Kadyrov also said that journalists won’t be in any danger and I doubt that the editors of “Novaya Gazeta” received an envelope with white powder.