"We filmed these groups with their knowledge, and what I found shocking afterwards was that only a few asked to have their faces disguised. They all believe they are doing the right thing.”
– Liz Mackean, an investigative journalist with the UK's Channel 4, commenting on filming the news piece "Hunted," which details Russian gangs’ attacks on LGBT people. The report airs Feb. 5 on Channel 4’s Dispatches news show. (The Guardian)
[Photo: Screen capture from "Hunted," Channel 4.]
Channel 4 also ran this investigative news report about Russia and the LGBT community on Jan. 20. It includes a remarkable interview with Vitaly Milonov, credited as "lawmaker and co-author of anti-gay law."