Haiti LGBTQ activist found dead in ‘suspicious’ circumstances
The leader of LGBTQ rights organization in Haiti was found dead on Monday, according to local reports.
Charlot Jeudy, the executive director of Kouraj or “courage” in English was found dead in his home in Pétion-Ville.
“His parents say he has been poisoned,” Pedro Paradiso Sotille, the executive director of ILGALAC said in a statement, although the information hasn’t been confirmed.
The International LGBTI Association for Latin America and the Caribbean (ILGALAC) urges the Haitian government to investigate the “suspicious” death of “one of the biggest defenders of LGBTQ rights in Haiti and in the Caribbean.”