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Activists Say Javier Milei’s Rhetoric and Policies Led to Deadly Attack on Lesbians

HeadlineMay 16, 2024

In Argentina, LGBTQ and women’s rights activists are accusing the government of far-right populist Javier Milei of fomenting violence and hate after a man set fire to four lesbians, killing three and seriously injuring the fourth. In one of his first acts as president, Milei shut down the government office that deals with hate crimes and banned the use of gender-inclusive language in the military.

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