Police in Tonga investigate the death of one of the country’s leading LGBTQ+ activists after finding his body near his home.
Police called a manhunt after a man brutally battered a victim in a CVS store during an alleged hate crime.
The local government body represents 820 million citizens in over 47 countries. In the report, the council expressed that these zones are inciting violence through hate crimes and creating a damaging environment for LGBT youth. According to data from the report, Polish hate crimes more than doubled since 2019.
A hate crime charge adds to the attempted murder case of a gay Louisiana teenager in June 2020.
With the death of Samuel Edmund Damian Valentin, seven trans people have been killed Puerto Rico within the past year. LGBTQ+ activists like Pedro Julio Serrano are demanding that the government declare a state of emergency for gender violence and hate crimes. Additionally, the violence is the worst it has been in over a decade. In 2020, more trans people were murdered in the U.S. than in 2019.