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'Justice for Jennifer': Protests Sweep Philippines Following US Marine's Alleged Murder of Transgender Woman


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'Justice for Jennifer': Protests Sweep Philippines Following US Marine's Alleged Murder of Transgender Woman

Sarah Lazare, staff writer

Protests continue across the Philippines following news of the murder of Jennifer Laude, a transgender Filipina woman, allegedly at the hands of a U.S. marine in Olongapo City. Coming just months after the U.S. signed a controversial pact to boost its military presence in the Philippines, protesters say the killing is stoking deep-rooted anger over the U.S. military's treatment of Philippine civilians and prompting renewed calls to boot American troops from the country.