TDoR 2011 / 2011 / September / 17 / (Jorge Alexis) Ortiz Hernández

(Jorge Alexis) Ortiz Hernández

17 Sep 2011
San Cristobal, Chiapas (Venezuela)

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(Jorge Alexis) Ortiz Hernández

Two men on a motorbike fired numerous shots in the early morning at a group of trans women who were sex workers, killing one and injuring two, the 18 year-old 'Jhon Jairo Rodriguez' and 19 year-old 'Yeritson Camacho'. The authorities consider 'homophobia' to be a possible motif of the attack.

‘Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide’ research project: La Nacion, online journal, 19.09.2011

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