Call on Peruvian Authorities for Justice in Murder of HIV/AIDS and Gay Activist

Published: October 7, 2010

The Issue

The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) joins Boletín Diversidad and VIHDARTE in an urgent call to Peruvian authorities to demand a condemnation of homophobic hate crimes, a full and fair investigation into the murder of journalist and human rights activist, Alberto Osorio, and for all perpetrators to be brought to justice. At least 16 other gay or transgender people have been murdered under similar circumstances in Peru since 2009, and we call upon Peruvian authorities to act decisively to prevent such crimes and to protect the Peruvian LGBT community.

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