Vlad Sokhin/Panos Pictures

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

David (28), from Uzbekistan, in his room in Labrys Centre for LGBT youth in Bishkek. He left Uzbekistan with his partner in 2013 after receiving a lot of pressure from local police, including blackmail and threats of imprisonment. Both David and his partner gained asylum seeker status in Kyrgyzstan through the UNHCR. Now he works with a rapid community response group for LGBT protection. Alert 24/7, the group supports members of the community who are unlawfully arrested, kicked out of home, beaten or kidnapped.

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