Bolivia IDAHO Report 2013

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Trans, lesbian, gay and bisexual communities (TLGB) of Bolivia, marched through the centre of the city of La Paz, to mark May 17 2013. The protest was focused on highlighting hate crimes, and the impunity with which they are so commonly treated in Bolivian society. Activists highlighted, in particular, hate crimes in the city of Santa Cruz, where a transsexual woman was killed with 50 stab wounds, and in the Andean city of El Alto, where a lesbian was killed with 13 stab wounds.
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March against impunity
Trans, lesbian, gay and bisexual communities (TLGB) of Bolivia, marched through the centre of La Paz, to mark May 17 2013. The protest was focussed on highlighting hate crimes, and the impunity with which they are treated in Bolivian society. Activists highlighted, in particular, hate crimes in the city of Santa Cruz, where a transsexual woman was killed with 50 stab wounds, and in the Andean city of El Alto, where a lesbian was killed with 13 stab wounds.

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