$5,500 per rescue from Chechnya, and more is needed

The Russian LGBT Network released an accounting of the work they have undertaken to rescue and resettle victims of the Chechen police detainment and abuse of suspected gay people. The Network noted that they raised over €479,000 and spent an average of €4,500 (U.S. $5,500) per evacuated person. The group is fundraising to continue work into 2018. … Continue reading $5,500 per rescue from Chechnya, and more is needed