Sunday, August 20th, 2017

 

Journalist who uncovered shocking Russian gays tortured found dead

Liz MacKean, died at the age of 52. She was a BBC Journalist who broke the news of the shocking torture of gay men in Chechnya, Russia. MacKean worked on Channel 4’s Dispatches program, where she produced the groundbreaking documentary. In “Hunted”, she goes behind the scenes to expose Russian people hunting gay men through hook-up apps. ‘There’s a hunting season,’ she told the BBC. ‘And gay men are the hunted.’ She continued: ‘There are gangs at work across Russia and probably the most violent of them is a groupRead More