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|Society & You - Social Critic|
|Friday, 08 June 2012 12:03|
Colombia last week met for Rosa Elvira Cely , a 35 year old woman who was found at dawn on May 24 in a remote National Park in Bogota. Rosa had called the emergency number 123 twice, and was the sound of a nearby creek that led authorities to the place where he was unconscious, trembling, bruised in the back, stabbed in the back and impaled, probably with the branch of a tree. Die of peritonitis in a hospital in downtown Bogota on Monday 28 May.
The news first appeared in a tabloid published by the major newspaper of Colombia on May 29, and slowly appear in other media. Cely worked as a seller of sweets in front of the Military Hospital, had a daughter aged 11 and was finishing his secondary education, wanting to become a psychologist.
This case originated brutal murder and rape a new wave of indignation in social media: tagged as # RosaElviraCely and # NiUnaMás tweeters joined the rally and showed such indignation. There was also strong arguments on whether the death penalty or life imprisonment should be applied to them rapists and abusers.
This also led a demonstration in the National Park itself on Sunday morning June 3, Hundreds of people attended the rally to demand justice. The event began at 10 am (local time) with a concentration in which he reminded Cely and many other victims of violence (including women murdered in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico ). About 45 minutes later, people walked to the site where they found Cely , there prayed, shouted, sang, and even a man tearfully apologized on behalf of all men for the crime.
The other sign says' It was the skirt, it was the drink was not the time, was not the place. ANYTHING! justifies sexual assault. Not one more! '
All photos were taken by the author and published under a Creative Commons - Attribution [ Full Album on Flickr ]
In the blogosphere, journalist Gloria Ortega Perez posted an entry profusely illustrated with photos of the concentration. He also compiled several recent cases of gender violence in Colombia and says:
Gloria also called for "more justice and less headlines" and said he was "blowjob [tired] of war. I suck in violence against our children. I'm sucking the answer to our problems is more concrete, more guns, more bullets, more men shooting other men who are different but they think differently. "
Meanwhile, Ivan Andrade for the case is just another reflection of the problems of Colombia :
Finally, Justellie22 highlights the role played by social networks, which saved from oblivion and Rosa Elvira became the voice "stolen".
On Friday June 1, police arrested Javier Velasco Valenzuela, 44, the main suspect, a classmate of Cely -offenders (including a conviction for murder and a charge of having abused his stepdaughters) . A second suspect, Mauricio Rojas Ariza, surrendered to authorities on Sunday June 3.
Written by Julián Ortega Martínez · Translated by Julián Ortega Martínez · View original post [en] · Comments (0)