Transgenders killed in Honduras

BTL Staff
By | 2018-01-16T01:46:06-04:00 January 20th, 2011|News|

Several transgender people have been killed in Honduras within the past month, with two of them being set on fire, according to the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission.
The victims include Alexis Alvarado Hernandez, 23, who was stoned and set alight in the city of Comayagueela; Oscar Martinez Salgado, 45, who was stabbed and set on fire in her Tegucigalpa home; and “Cheo,” who was found stabbed to death on a Tegucigalpa street.
IGLHRC said that since the 2009 coup d’etat, there have been at least 31 murders of Honduran LGBT people.

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