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Chechnya brothers fleeing anti-LGBTQ+ persecution sentenced to jail

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Two brothers who fled Chechnya’s anti-LGBTQ+ crackdown have been given lengthy prison sentences for alleged “illegal” activities.

On Tuesday (22 February) Chechen brothers Salekh Magamadov and Ismail Isayev were found guilty of “complicity with illegal armed formations by providing products”, according to a press statement issued by a court in Achknoy-Martan.

The siblings were sentenced for aiding “illegal” armed groups by providing food which is part 5 of article 33 and part 2 of article 208 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, according to the BBC.

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