Outrage in Chile over gay killing

Death of Daniel Zamudio, who was severely beaten because of his sexual orientation, prompts public outcry.



    Gay rights activists in Chile are calling on the government to get tough on hate crimes.

    Their campaign has taken on renewed urgency after the death of 24-year-old Daniel Zamudio, who was severely beaten because of his sexual orientation.

    Zamudio died on Tuesday after remaining in critical condition in hospital for 25 days.

    Al Jazeera's Mark Orchard reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Many Pentecostal churches in the Niger Delta offer to deliver people from witchcraft and possession - albeit for a fee.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.