Ana Greisy Lopez

Ana Greysi López, was a transgender activist from the municipality of Coatepeque (Quetzaltenango) in Guatemala. She was murdered in September 2018. According to the regional LGBTI news agency, Presentes, no other media covered the crime.

López was a member of the Organization OTRANS-Reinas de la Noche, an organization that advocates for the rights of the transgender community in Guatemala.

On its Facebook page, OTRANS stated that Ana Greisy had worked closely with them in recent years, and that she had become a reference in the municipality of Coatepeque since 2016.

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Date of Killing:16/09/2018

Type of Work:NGO member

Organisation:OTRANS-Reinas de la Noche

Sector or Type of Rights the HRD Worked On:ESC Rights

Sector Detail:LGBTI

More information:Front Line Defenders

1This database records an individual's chosen gender identity. If they do not self-identify as male or female they can use the option of recording other/neither or use the term NBGI (non binary gender identity).