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Rainbow Railroad


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Just.Equal Australia has urged the Australian Government to provide refuge for LGBTIQA+ Afghans facing persecution under the Taliban regime. The call follows reports from Rainbow Railroad of Taliban LGBT kill lists circulating in Afghanistan. The Taliban ruled Afghanistan from 1996 until overthrown by an American invasion following the September 11 attacks. The religious fundamentalists then …

Chechnya Gay Concentration Camps

A Canadian charity ‘Rainbow Railroad’ helping gay men in the Russian region of Chechnya escape reported persecution and horrific violence. According to multiple reports by independent Russian media and human rights groups, at least 100 men have been detained and violently tortured “in connection with their non-traditional sexual orientation, or suspicion of such” in at …