July 6, 2021
The brutal killing of a 24-year-old man in northwestern Spain has sparked nationwide demonstrations from LGBT+ groups.
Samuel Luiz was found unconscious at the weekend outside a nightclub in A Coruña, after being beaten. Emergency services failed to revive him and he died on Saturday morning.
Major protests have been held in a number of Spanish cities, many people describing his death as a homophobic “hate crime”.