Elina Ukhmanova fled her house within the Russian area of Daghestan for the 3rd time. She feared for her protection after what she describes as years of violence and abuse from her family members capped off with a number of harrowing months present process compelled “remedy” for atheism and bisexuality at a doubtful rehabilitation heart within the regional capital, Makhachkala.
Handiest now, after a number of months underneath the security of human rights activists in an undisclosed location, does she really feel secure sufficient to inform her tale.
“Any person operating clear of their circle of relatives within the [North] Caucasus — it doesn’t subject if this can be a younger guy or a girl — is rarely totally secure, even outdoor of Russia,” Ukhmanova told RFE/RL’s Caucasus.Realities. “Even in a foreign country, there aren’t any 100% promises.”