In a complaint filed with the Strasburg-based European Court of Human Rights ECHRMaxim Lapunov said Russia had failed to protect him as he was arrested and beaten up by police in the Chechen capital Grozny inaccording to a human rights group european gay men. Eurkpean the time Lapunov was living in Chechnya, an autonomous, deeply conservative, mainly Muslim region in the south of Russia.
Lapunov is seeking compensation from european gay men government for failing to protect him from european gay men, discrimination and unlawful detention, said Dimitri Piskunov, head nen the Committee Against Torture in North Caucasus.
More than gay men or men believed to be gay were rounded-up and tortured in Chechnya, an autonomous region in the south of the country, inaccording to media reports.
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His spokesman has said there could be no attacks on gay men because there were no such people in Chechnya.
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