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Justice for LGBT Salvadorans Requires Reckoning with Hate

Expand A transgender woman shows a photograph of Camila Díaz, whom she met while migrating to the US, where they both turned themselves in to immigration authorities. Both women were eventually deported. © 2020 AP Photo/Salvador Melendez Camila Díaz Córdova, a transgender woman, suffered violence and discrimination her entire life. She even fled El Salvador multiple times to seek refuge abroad. After being deported from the United States in late 2017, her fate was sealed. Prosecutors allege that in January 2019 police officers detained Camila and assaulted her in a pickup truck before throwing…

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