TDoR 2019 / 2018 / October / 22 / Karholine Mendonça da Silva

Karholine Mendonça da Silva

Age 31

22 Oct 2018
Santo André, São Paulo (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/22-Oct-2018/Karoline Mendonça da Silva

Karholine Mendonça da Silva

Karholine was stabbed in the groin and died in hospital. Her killer is reported to have shouted slurs in the name of Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro.

According to Paulo Araújo, Coordinator of the LGBTI + Municipal Forum of São Bernardo and president of the Neon Cunha Citizenship Center, in the current moment of boundless hatred lived in the country, fear is the only feeling that LGBTI + have the freedom to feel. "Karolaynne resided and worked in Industrial. She was a trans woman who, like many others, had her life ended by this delicate moment we are living in Brazil. We have reports of witnesses reporting that the murderers stabbed her shouting loudly "Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro is going to kill a fagot," Araújo said.

Report added: 23 Oct 2018. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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