Joseph Patrick McCormick
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Today marks the 16th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), and a project monitoring anti-trans killings has noted that 226 trans people have been killed in the past year.
Transgender Europe’s Trans Murder Monitoring (TMM) project revealed today that 226 killings have taken place around the world in the last year, but also fears about crimes which go unreported.
Every year in November, Transgender Europe provides an update of the TMM results for the International?Transgender Day of Remembrance so as to assist activists worldwide in raising public awareness of hate crimes?against trans people.
The TDOR 2014 update revealed a total of 226 cases of reported killings of trans people?from October 1st 2013 to September 30th 2014.
The update shows reports of murdered trans people in 28 countries in the last 12 months, with the majority from?Brazil (113), Mexico (31), Honduras (12), the USA (10) and Venezuela (10).
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