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Death threats for Armenia transgender woman after parliament speech


Lilit Martirosyan is the first transgender woman to have spoken in Armenia's Parliament, having made a speech against pervasive violations of LGBT rights in her socially conservative country. Despite receiving death threats after this bold move, she says she continues to fight for her community's rights.

Added on the 17/06/2019 01:02:11 - Copyright : AFP EN

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