Chechen leader denies torturing gays: 'We don't have any'

Ramzan Kadyrov

Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov told HBO that gay people are "devils".

Kadyrov's officials have long denied the existence of gay men in Chechnya, just as they have repeatedly denied report of the purge e all while obstructing the official investigation into it. "We don't have those kinds of people here". "We don't have any gays".

"This is nonsense", said Ramzan Kadyrov during an interview that is scheduled to air on HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" on July 18.

But HBO Real Sports has no such qualms. If there are any, take them to Canada.

Scott continues to press him on the treatment of the LGBT community, prompting an angry response from Kadyrov.

Kadyrov said he feels no concern for young men who claim to have been tortured. Take them far from us so we don't have them at home.

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When asked whether he is troubled by the accounts, Kadyrov replied: "They are devils". They are not people. Kadyrov had long enjoyed the backing of Vladimir Putin, with the Russian president allowing the warlord to rule Chechnya as a virtual fiefdom as long as he kept the long-restive region in order.

The report was also confirmed by Russian LGBT rights groups.

"God damn them for what they are accusing us of", added Kadyrov.

When reports of violent persecution of gay men first surfaced a few months ago, the Chechen leader said his republic does not have the phenomenon called non-traditional sexual orientation.

The latest interview with the leader of Russia's Chechen Republic, where he dismissed the United States as too weak to be Russia's enemy, has been widely cited in the media.

"As members of Congress dedicated to the promotion of fundamental human rights across the globe, we urge you to immediately publicly condemn the ongoing abuses of LGBT and perceived to be LGBT individuals in Chechnya, and to raise this issue at the highest levels with members of the Russian government", reads a letter to Trump that U.S. Reps. "Even if our government was completely destroyed, our nuclear missiles would be automatically deployed. They will have to answer for it before the almighty", he said.

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