South African lesbian community mourns another brutal township murder

Excellent presentation of such a sad topic? Why? How long? How to stop it? Questions, questions ……


By Melanie Nathan, April 26, 2013.

Screen Shot 2013-04-26 at 7.57.44 AMIn the very week when the South African LGBT community paid tribute in KwaThema to comrades fallen in violent homophobic attacks, and called for justice in the 2 year unsolved murder of Noxolo Nogwaza, another lesbian was murdered in Daveyton*, a nearby Township.

The body of Patricia Mashego, 36,  from Daveyton,  was found brutally beaten, near a school  and  there  are unconfirmed reports that  bricks and stones were found close to the body which may have bee used in  the attack. Cause of death has yet to be released.  And it is unknown if she was sexually assaulted.

According to sources Pat  Mashego had two children and worked as a sales person. Her funeral and memorial will take place in Daveyton Township on April 27.

Screen Shot 2013-04-26 at 8.01.44 AMAt the commemorative rally, police and authorities were called out for  failing to protect South Africans from homophobic…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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