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Spain: Court remands three over killing of gay man

Spain: Court remands three over killing of gay man

(Reuters) – A Spanish court remanded three people in custody on Friday on suspicion of beating a man to death last weekend in a presumed homophobic attack that caused mass protests across Spain. Six people have been arrested so far in connection with the killing of 24-year-old nursing assistant Samuel Luiz outside a nightclub in […]

Spain: LGBT fear after gay man beaten to death

Spain: LGBT fear after gay man beaten to death

Alejandra Aguado has started to think twice about what to wear when she goes out in Spain, for fear of being attacked for being a transgender woman, amid rising violence against LGBT+ people. “I’ve changed the way I dress and wear make-up. I’m less suggestive, less flamboyant,” the 23-year-old told the Thomson Reuters Foundation from […]

Spain: Gay man’s death sparks widespread protests

Spain: Gay man’s death sparks widespread protests

(Reuters) – People took to the streets of Spain’s biggest cities on Monday evening, to express their anger at the death of a man in a suspected homophobic attack at the weekend. Crowds filled a central Madrid square, and activists marched down a major street in Barcelona, chanting slogans and waving placards and rainbow-coloured flags.