A Russian website is asking users to ‘report’ and torture gay people
The domain, which is called ‘Saw’ and based on the horror film series in which victims are tortured and the events streamed live, launched last week.
Asking users to join in their ‘game,’ the website has set a different target of attack for each day of the month.
At the moment, the website says it is targeting people in the province of Ufa, in south-east Russia, reports Gay Star News.
Users can pay a sum of 200 roubles (£2.32) to find personal information, said the publication.
However, if your name is on the database and you need it to be removed, you have to pay a fee of 1500 Rubles (£7.38).
“I was in school when this first started happening,” a lesbian Russian national told PinkNews.
“It is a very popular game for straight Russian men. It has been in action in some way since 2007, 2008, but it has normally taken place in closed groups. But now, there are no protections for Russians. It can happen in broad daylight,” she added.
However, the woman, who chose not to be named, believes that this is the first website of its kind to enter the public domain.
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