Strong reactions are caused by a video that has seen the light of day in the last few hours with the brutal beating of a transgender woman by police officers in Milan.
The first information indicates that it is a 41-year-old transgender woman from Brazil and according to the amateur video that has been made public, the incident of police violence took place near the Bocconi University of Milan, in Northern Italy.
The video has gone viral on social media and clearly shows four police officers from the local Milan police trying to immobilize the woman, hitting her several times in the head and ribs.
Shocked by the video
At the same time, as can be seen from the video, the woman does not even resist but only defends herself.
The local police of Milan are conducting an investigation to clarify the incident.
A lawsuit was filed against the 41-year-old for resisting a police officer, while the incident has caused severe reactions. The mayor of Milan, Beppe Sala spoke of a serious case and the senator Ilaria Cucci, sister of Stefano Cucci, a young man who was killed in 2009 while in police custody, announced that she would bring the case to the attention of the Italian Parliament.
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