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Carla Viana

28 Jun 2017
Maceió, Alagoas (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/28-Jun-2017/Carla

Carla Viana
Carla Viana

Carla was beaten and stabbed to death by four men who followed her when she left a bar.

The [trans woman] Carla who was beaten and stabbed late last night (25) after leaving a bar in the neighborhood of Clima Bom, uptown Maceió, could not resist her injuries and died on Wednesday morning (28). at the State General Hospital (HGE).

The victim reportedly spent the afternoon in a bar and was followed by four men when she left. The suspects were seen by people fleeing after assaulting the [trans woman].

Upon learning of the death of Carla, the LGBT Municipal Council for Citizenship Rights filed a complaint against the crime.

From January to date, eight LGBT people have been murdered in Alagoas, says the president of the Gay Group of Alagoas, Nildo Correia. Of the murders, three were [trans women].

Report added: 1 Sep 2018. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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