Transgender Honduran woman's death in US 'ice box' detention prompts outcry

Country
Nicaragua (NI)
Score
4.65
Source
The Guardian
Time
2018-05-31 (UTC)
ID
11622025

Roxana Hernández reportedly died after five days in US custody in facilities notorious for their freezing temperatures A transgender Honduran woman died in Ice custody last Friday after coming to the US as part of a caravan of Central American migrants , including several dozen other transgender women fleeing persecution in their respective countries. Roxana Hernández reportedly died from HIV-related complications following an alleged five-day detention in what’s known by immigrant rights groups as the “ice box” – Ice detention facilities notorious for their freezing cold temperatures. Continue reading...