Dedicated Bandstand Gazebo - Barcelona, Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben
N 41° 23.347 E 002° 11.170
31T E 431959 N 4582274
Quick Description: This bandstand gazebo dedicated to the transsexual Sonia is located in the Parc de la Ciutadella in Barcelona.
Location: Cataluña, Spain
Date Posted: 3/22/2016 7:22:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMQR9T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 7

Long Description:
The Sign reads:
Bandstand dedicated to the transsexual Sonia - To Sonia Rescalvo Zafra, who was brutally murdered on 6 October 1991 in this bandstand by a group of neo-Nazis for her gender identity. The city of Barcelona condemns this crime and rejects all attitudes and actions that violate the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The plaque reads (Catalan)
En aquesta glorieta va morir assaainada el 6 d'octubre de 1991 la
transsexual Sonia a mans del feixisme.
Nosaltres no ho oblidem.
Coordinadora de Frentes de Liberación Homosexual del Estado Español (COFLHEE)
Barcelona, 7 de Març de 1993


In this gazebo the transsexual Sonia was assasinated on 6 October 1991 at the hands of fascism.
We do not forget.
Coordinator de Frentes de Liberacion Homosexual des Estado Espanol (COFLHEE)
Barcelona, 7 March 1993
Civil Right Type: Gender equality (women's suffrage)

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