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Journalist who broke story about abuse in Chechnya awarded

Journalist who broke story about abuse in Chechnya awarded

Elena Milashina, the Russian journalist who broke the news that hundreds of gay men were being detained, tortured and killed in Chechnya has been selected for an award for journalistic integrity from Harvard University. The Louis M Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism was announced by Harvard’s Nieman Foundation earlier this week. In […]

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Journalist who revealed Chechen abuses forced into hiding

Journalist who revealed Chechen abuses forced into hiding

The Russian journalist who alerted the world to horrific treatment of gay men in The Chechen Republic has been forced to go into hiding. Elena Milashina, the reporter at Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta,¬†published an article on April 1st claiming that over 100 men had disappeared off the streets of Chechnya, including several television journalists. The […]

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