TDoR 2011 / 2011 / March / 22 / (Marcos Jose Pereira da Silva)

(Marcos Jose Pereira da Silva)

Age 32

22 Mar 2011
Ibura, Recife, Pernambuco (Brazil)

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(Marcos Jose Pereira da Silva)

The victim and her partner Jaime were tortured for around an hour inside their own apartment. They were subsequently dragged outside and shot several times.

Jaime managed to escape and survived with two shots in the arm. According to the victim's mother, who lives nearby, six men and two women had entered their apartment after breaking through the door.

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: Folha de Pernambuco, online portal, March 2011

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