HUMAN 2021 / The Anti-Gay Crackdown in Chechnya and the Situation for LGBT+ People in Russia

5. mars 2021 kl. 18:00–19:00

Conversation between Elena Milashina and Erika Fatland, hosted by Fritt Ord and Human International Documentary Film Festival.

Elena Milashina works for Novaya Gazeta in Russia and is the journalist who first broke the story about the waves of arrest, torture and murder of gay people in Chechnya that started in 2017.

Erika Fatland is a Norwegian writer and social anthropologist. Her work includes several books about culture and society in Russia and neighbouring regions.

The conversation will be streamed here and on the Facebook page of Human International Film Festival.

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About the festival:

HUMAN International Documentary Festival is Oslo’s largest documentary film festival presenting the newest Norwegian and International documentaries in combination with debates, talks, seminars and workshops and more. The festival consists of two competition programs, and a manifold film program tuned in on human rights and other social issues.

In 2021, the entire programme will be available online on two different digital platforms: