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Eilyn Catalina

Age 21

28 Jun 2020
Medellín, Antioquia (Colombia)
Stabbed

Eilyn Catalina
Eilyn Catalina [photo: www.facebook.com]

Eilyn was stabbed. The trans groups Red Popular Tran and Trans Community Network of Bogotá condemned her murder.

The Red Popular Trans, a collective of trans, non-binary and 'queer' people from Medellín, denounced the murder of a trans woman sex worker in that city.

This is Eilyn Catalina, 21, who this Sunday, according to information published in the group's account, "was stabbed to death." At the moment, no further details of the case are known.

The collective regretted that the murder of Eilyn occurred precisely this Sunday, when the International LGBT Pride Day is commemorated. "It is not the day of 'pride'. It is not a holiday, it is not a day to celebrate. They continue to kill us, they are killing us”, the publication reads.

The Trans Community Network of Bogotá also rejected the murder. In an Instagram post, that organization wrote: “in Colombia #NosEstanMatando for being trans women, for deciding on our bodies, for building ourselves as free women. Our identity is costing us life. ”

Today we are missing Eilyn Catalina, 21-year-old trans woman, inhabitant of commune 1, killed yesterday when we commemorated LGBTI Pride Day. Justice for her!. Also for Eilyn goes our proposed Emergency Humanitarian Crisis Declaratory for Violence against Women. Trans women's lives matter. #NiUnaMenos #VivasNosQeremos

https://www.minuto30.com/antioquia/mujeres-asesinadas-1/1071295/

https://www.bluradio.com/nacion/asesinan-mujer-trans-en-medellin-en-el-dia-internacional-del-orgullo-antq-256876-ie430

https://noticiasbogota.co/2020/06/29/denuncian-asesinato-de-mujer-trans-trabajadora-sexual-en-medellin-medellin-colombia/

https://www.eltiempo.com/colombia/medellin/denuncian-asesinato-de-mujer-trans-trabajadora-sexual-en-medellin-512210

https://caracol.https://noticiasbogota.co/2020/06/29/denuncian-asesinato-de-mujer-trans-trabajadora-sexual-en-medellin-medellin-colombia/

https://pasto.extra.com.co/noticias/judicial/asesinato-de-mujer-trans-trabajadora-sexual-enluto-el-dia-de-612911

https://www.minuto30.com/medellin/homicidio-granizal-alcaldia/1070654/

https://boyaca.extra.com.co/noticias/judicial/asesinato-de-mujer-trans-trabajadora-sexual-enluto-el-dia-de-612911

https://twitter.com/RedPopularTrans/status/1277378462781767685

https://www.facebook.com/DoraSaldarriagaG/posts/140563934314007

https://www.facebook.com/redpopulartrans/posts/586436435611692

https://www.facebook.com/ComunicandoBelen/videos/vb.284933955285004/273070727278470/?type=2&theater

Report added: 5 Jul 2020. Last updated: 20 Jul 2020

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