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Honduras Ordered to Pay Reparations to Family of Trans Woman Killed by Police

Twelve long years after trans activist Vicky Hernandez was killed by Honduran security forces, her family is finally getting a measure of justice.

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has ruled that Honduras must acknowledge its responsibility for her 2009 murder and re-open an investigation into her case, begin tracking anti-LGBTQ+ hate crimes, and pay reparations to her family.

These measures are the fruit of years of litigation work led by RFK Human Rights and Red Lesbica Cattrachas, just one way we try to address the growing epidemic of gender violence around the globe.

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