Roxana Hernandez: Transgender migrant detainee 'murdered' by US

Roxana Hernandez: Transgender migrant detainee 'murdered' by US
 

Human rights campaigners have accused the US of "institutional murder" after a transgender immigrant died in US custody while seeking asylum.
Roxana Hernandez, 33, was being held by immigration authorities in New Mexico when she fell ill.
The US says the Honduran, who was HIV positive, is the sixth person to die in an immigrant detention facility in the past eight months.
She had travelled in a migrant caravan disparaged by President Donald Trump.
Friends say Ms Hernandez had fled violence, hate and stigma in Central America.
"She saw in the United States the opportunity to... read more

 
31 May 2018 in World News, Views: 117
Source: BBC
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