TDoR 2011 / 2011 / July / 17 / Val (Valter Felipe) de Souza

Val (Valter Felipe) de Souza

Age 27

17 Jul 2011
Ariquemes, Rondônia (Brazil)

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Val (Valter Felipe) de Souza

Val was at a bar dancing with friends in the afternoon when two men drove by on a motorbike and fired shots at them. Two persons got hit and injured and Val was shot to death. The police assume prejudice against LGBT people to be a possible reason for the crime.

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: Folha de Rondonia, online portal, 21.07.2011

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