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Honduras: Court Finds State Responsible for Trans Killing

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Picture of Vicky Hernández. © Red Lésbica Cattrachas (New York) – The Inter-American Court of Human Rights, in a landmark ruling on June 26, 2021, held that Honduras violated the rights to life and personal integrity of a transgender woman killed in 2009, Human Rights Watch said today. The decision upholds the principles of equality and nondiscrimination and is an important vindication of the rights of trans people in the region. Vicky Hernández, a sex worker and an activist with the trans rights group Unidad Color Rosa, was killed on the streets of San Pedro Sula…

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