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A video of a horrific hate crime has emerged out of Pakistan of a dying transgender woman following being burned alive after fighting off a group of sexual attackers.

According to reports, the highly disturbing video shows the individual crying in pain after being inflicted with severe burns following an attack in the Pakistani ity of Sahiwal.

According to the organisation Trans Action Pakistan, the victim was rushed to hospital however passed away with reportedly 80 per cent of her body being burned.


Reported by Pakistan Today, the attack took place on Thursday September 6 with Police stating that the woman was approached by four men near a taxi stand who attempted to sexually assault her, resulting in the woman resisting the men, prior to her being doused in petrol and set alight.

Speaking about the horrific hate crime, Trans Action Pakistan say “This is not the last breath of our transgender sister, who is burnt alive in Pakistan.”

“It is the last breath of the decaying legal system and poor political will of the government. Who is our protector in Pakistan? Where are our rights? We are not sub humans but forced to live the life of sub humans.”

To date, no one has come forward to claim the victim’s body and has since been handed over to the municipal authorities for burial.

Last Updated on Sep 13, 2018

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