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Leopoldo García Lucero was subjected to torture and forced exile under the Pinochet regime in Chile in the 1970s. LEOPOLDO’S STORY On 11 September 1973, General Augusto Pinochet overthrew the democratically elected President Salvador Allende in a military coup in Chile. Leopoldo García Lucero, an Allende supporter, was arrested shortly…
Azul is a transgender Peruvian, who, whilst living as a gay man, was arbitrarily arrested by police officers in 2008, then raped, beaten and verbally abused due to his sexual orientation.